Eremophila glabra subsp. Scaddan  |  

Eremophila glabra subsp. Scaddan

Status: Critically Endangered on the EPBC Act list

A large shrub 2 to 4 m high by 2 to 3 m wide with green, wavy margined scarcely hairy leaves 25 to 40 mm long by 8 to 15 mm wide, small green sepals 6 to 10 mm long by 2 to 3 mm wide and a yellowishgreen corolla 20 to 25 mm. Flowering from August to November (Brown and Buirchell 2011).

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Eremophila glabra subsp. Scaddan

    The habitat is highly threatened by increasing salinity; too frequent fire and road maintenance. (v) number of mature individuals.

    Include on whole species or threat to the abiotic and biotic causes; specific populations) conservation of the human related e.g. exploitation; species) and biological characteristics of the species e.g. low genetic diversity) Fire frequency Whole subspecies High Too frequent fires within known habitat have the Future potential to lead to the loss of populations due to them being unable to replenish the seed bank.