Grevillea acanthifolia subsp. paludosa, Family Proteaceae, also known as Bog Grevillea, is a spreading shrub growing up to 3 m tall and 5 m wide, with leaves 4-6 cm long that are divided into triangular lobes (NSW NPWS, 1999). The flowers are coloured bright pink to red with a green tip and have a distinctive toothbrush spike (Makinson & Albrecht, 1989; NSW NPWS, 1999). Flowering occurs from September to December (Makinson, 2000).
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Grevillea acanthifolia subsp. paludosa
Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
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Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Grevillea acanthifolia subsp. paludosa
Threats The main identified threats to Bog Grevillea are inappropriate fire regimes and catastrophic events; which threaten the species due to its small population size and limited distribution (DECC; 2005a).