The White-flowered Philotheca is an erect branched, spreading shrub or undershrub, growing to 1 m high and 0.8 m wide.
White-flowered Philotheca |
Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Philotheca basistyla
Threats The main threats are road; track and firebreak maintenance; pipeline maintenance; poor regeneration; weed invasion; rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus); stock movement and inappropriate fire regimes (Bettink et al.; 2004).
They also exacerbate grazing pressure and increase the fire hazard due to the easy ignition of high fuel loads; which are produced annually by many weed species Road; track and known current Road; track and firebreak maintenance threaten both firebreak populations.