Thick Eyebright¬†Euphrasia crassiuscula¬†  |  

Euphrasia crassiuscula subsp. glandulifera

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

The Thick Eyebright is a perennial herb growing to around 30 cm high.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Euphrasia crassiuscula subsp. glandulifera

    Climate change Increased potential future Euphrasia species may tolerate interannual temperature; climatic variation (J Morgan pers. comm. 2016). altered However; the long term capacity of Euphrasia precipitation species to tolerate and or adapt to climatic and altered factors such as increased temperature; altered seasonality precipitation and altered seasonality is unknown.

    Climate change is an inferred threat for thick eyebright (Carter et al.; 2006 DSE 2008).

    Threat factor Threat Threat Evidence base type status Fire Altered fire potential current It is estimated that two populations were frequency known reduced by 50 percent in the 2003 bushfires (N. intensity Walsh pers. comm.; cited in DSE 2008).