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.
Cranbrook Pea |
Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
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.