Granite Featherflower  |  

Verticordia staminosa var. cylindracea

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

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.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • 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.