This species is a shrub with wiry stems forming tangled clumps ascending to 1.5 m, often climbing through other shrubs. The flowers are pale red to cream.
Butterfly-leaved Gastrolobium |
Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
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Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Gastrolobium papilio
The main potential threats to Butterfly leaved Gastrolobium include clearing for agriculture; inappropriate fire regimes and hydrological changes (Tille and Lantzke; 1990 Phillimore et al.; 2001 DEC; 2007).