fringed mountain bell  |  

Darwinia squarrosa

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

pink mountain bell

Darwinia squarrosa, Family Myrtaceae, also known as Fringed Mountain Bell and Pink
Mountain Bell, is an erect bushy shrub that can grow up to 1 m tall (Brown et al., 1998;
Robinson & Coates, 1995). It has fringed narrow or oval leaves up to 10 mm long, and
fringed pink bracts 2 cm long (Keighery, 1985; Brown et al 1998). This species flowers from
September to November (Rye & Hopper, 1981; Hopper et al., 1990).

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Darwinia squarrosa

    Fire frequency at 5 6 years or less may eliminate this species (Robinson Coates; 1995).