Ozothamnus eriocephalus  |  

Ozothamnus eriocephalus

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

Ozothamnus eriocephalus, is a weakly woody shrub to 0.6 m high, with fine white hairs forming a mat over the branches. Leaves are lance shaped and both surfaces are covered in a web of fine white hairs. Floral heads form dense sub-hemispherical corymbs with a dense webbing of fine hairs. Floral heads consist of about 40 bisexual florets, and are white to mauve or bluish.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Ozothamnus eriocephalus

    Threats The main potential threats to O. eriocephalus include changed fire regime invasion by exotic weeds such as Lantana (Lantana camara) grazing pressure and inappropriate timber harvesting (ANRA; 2007).

  • Australian Government, Listing Advices, Ozothamnus eriocephalus

    Potential The main identified potential threats to this species are inappropriate fire regimes; inappropriate grazing regimes and degradation of habitat by weeds (Pollock; 1997).