The silver daisy-bush is endemic to South Australia where it is scattered throughout agricultural areas. Its tuberous roots provided Indigenous people with water and food resources during summer. The 20 Million Trees Programme is supporting the community to protect the species through habitat management through five projects.
Olearia pannosa subsp. pannosa |
Olearia pannosa subsp. pannosa
Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
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Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Olearia pannosa subsp. pannosa
Threats The main identified threats to the silver daisy bush are livestock grazing (Pobke; 2007) small population sizes and poor recruitment (Cropper; 1993 Willson Bignall; 2009) weed invasion; particularly bridal creeper (Asparagus asparagoides) and; to a lesser extent; perennial veldt grass (Ehrharta calycina) (Obst; 2005 Pobke; 2007) fragmentation (Cropper; 1993 Pobke; 2007) lack of fire and or disturbance (Pobke; 2007) road rail maintenance (Obst; 2005 Pobke; 2007).