Olearia cordata  |  

Olearia cordata

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

Olearia cordata, Family Asteraceae, is an aromatic, slender shrub growing to 2 m, with leaves alternately scattered along the stem. The stems and leaves are densely covered with hairs and glands, making the plant slightly rough and sticky to the touch. Flowers are daisylike and mauve to deep blue with yellow centres (Lander, 1992).

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Olearia cordata

    Threats The main identified threats to Olearia cordata include competition from weeds and altered fire regimes.