Bargo Geebung  |  

Persoonia bargoensis

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

The Bargo Geebung is an erect, bushy shrub growing to 0.6-2.5 m in height. It has slender branches with a light covering of hairs on the new growth. The small, thin leaves have a lighter green lower surface. Its yellow tubular flowers appear mainly in summer and are produced in the angles where leaves join the stem of new growth. Its fruits are pear-shaped, green, pendulous and grow to 12 mm long.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Persoonia bargoensis

    The main potential threats to Bargo Geebung are inappropriate fire regimes grazing and other farming activities the European honey bee (Apis mellifera) may be a factor in the rarity of Bargo Geebung and several other Geebungs.