The granite featherflower occurs in nine locations in water reserves, private property and nature reserves. Sites are on granite hills/outcrops. Verticordia’s are generally considered to be fire sensitive with post-fire regeneration occurring mainly from seed.
Granite Featherflower |
Verticordia staminosa var. cylindracea
Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Verticordia staminosa var. cylindracea
Weeds also encourage grazing; and could potential increase the threat from fire by providing fuel.
Fire is presumed to kill mature granite featherflower plants but is only a potential threat as the large surrounding areas of exposed rock prevent it from reaching most plants.