Mauve Coopernookia  |  

Coopernookia georgei

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

Coopernookia georgei, Family Goodeniaceae, also known as Mauve Coopernookia, is a
slender, erect shrub that may reach 1.5 m high. Its leaves are 2Ð5 cm long and are edged with
shallow teeth. This species has solitary, mauve, pink or blue flowers, up to 2 cm long that are
held in the leaf axils towards the ends of the branches. The two outer petals are more deeply
split than the central three. Flowering occurs from September to October (Brown et al., 1998;
DEC, 2008)

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Coopernookia georgei

    Threats The main potential threats to Mauve Coopernookia include inappropriate fire regimes.

    This species is sensitive to fire in the vegetative and flowering phase however; its seed require fire to germinate.