Native plant - Lowan phebalium

  • Fact sheet
  • August 2015
Lowan-phebalium
Lowan phebalium (Phebalium lowanense)

Description

Ecology

Conservation rating

Lowan phebalium is listed as nationally vulnerable – estimates suggest up to 10,000,000 plants in four populations in the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin region. Further survey work is required.

Threats

Lowan-phebalium

Habitat

Found in open shrubland and low open woodland habitats. In open shrubland, the overstorey is dominated by:

In woodland habitats, the overstorey is dominated by:

The undergrowth is typically native heath and sedge, including desert baeckea (Baeckea crassifolia) and sticky sword-sedge (Lepidosperma viscidum).

Distribution

South Australia and Victoria. South Australian populations are restricted to the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin region, from north of Bordertown into Ngarkat Conservation Park.

How you can help

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