Cranbrook Pea  |  

Gastrolobium lehmannii

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

The Cranbrook Pea is an erect, domed shrub, growing to 1.5 m high with soft hairy branches and oblong leaves. The pea flowers are orange, yellow and red.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Gastrolobium lehmannii

    The main potential threats to Cranbrook Pea include inappropriate fire regimes; gravel extraction and disease.

  • Australian Government, Listing Advices, Gastrolobium lehmannii

    Therefore fire also poses a threat to the species; in particular for one population adjacent to a rubbish tip where fires regularly occur.