Torrington Beard-heath  |  

Leucopogon confertus

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

The Torrington Beard-heath is a small shrub with hairy stems. Its bristly, toothed leaves are 5-7.5 mm long and 0.8-1.4 mm wide, sometimes with hairy edges, and clasp the stem towards the ends of the branches. The undersides of the leaves are striped and finely hairy. The white flowers have long, soft, weak or shaggy hairs.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Leucopogon confertus

    Clearing of habitat for agriculture mining and inappropriate fire regimes are other potential threats to this species (DECC; 2005).