Long-leaved¬†Daviesia¬†  |  

Daviesia elongata subsp. elongata

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

Long-leaved Daviesia is a dense, hairless shrub or undershrub with ascending angular stems of 75 cm or more. The leaves are alternate, the lowest sometimes oblong-cuneate. Other leaves are linear or linear-oblong, obtuse with a short callous point, to 5-25 cm long, thickly coriaceous and obscurely veined. These leaves are also narrowed at the base, but without stipular teeth bracts; not so long as the flower, but probably enlarging after flowering. The flowers are orange and red.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Daviesia elongata subsp. elongata

    Threats The main identified threats to Long leaved Daviesia are pressures associated with clearing and disturbance by road and other development works frequent burning and potential weed invasion as a result of proximity to people and development.