Dandaragan Mallee  |  

Eucalyptus dolorosa

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

Mount Misery Mallee

The species occurs at one location on the slopes and summit of Mt Misery, a lateritic hill east of Cataby in Western Australia. The population comprises eight ‘clumps’ confined to a single remnant of native vegetation on private land left uncleared by the current owners for soil and nature conservation.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Eucalyptus dolorosa

    Threats The main threats to Dandaragan mallee are inappropriate fire regimes; lack of recruitment and restricted distribution.

    Frequent fire is also likely to degrade the supporting ecological community; altering species composition as well as fostering weed invasion and erosion.