Paddle-leaf Daviesia is an erect, slender shrub that grows 0.7-1.5 m high. Flowers are yellow and black and the flowering period is from September to October. This species has paddle-shaped leaves and woody fruits. This species is very distinctive, even when not flowering.
Paddle-leaf Daviesia |
Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Daviesia obovata
Threats The main identified threats to the Paddle leaf Daviesia are the impact of dieback caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi; and wildfire (TSSC; 2006).
Australian Government, Listing Advices, Daviesia obovata
A trend in population size for the whole species is difficult to determine based on survey information as some subpopulations are experiencing a decline due to Phytophthora; whilst others are increasing in size due to recovery after fire or as a result of survey efforts locating more individuals.
Any trend in population size for the species is difficult to determine based on survey information as some subpopulations are experiencing a longer term decline due to dieback from Phytophthora cinnamomi; whilst others experience shorter term increases due to recovery after fire or survey efforts locating more individuals.