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For information to assist proponents in referral, environmental assessments and compliance issues, refer to the Policy Statements and Guidelines (where available), the Conservation Advice (where available) or the Listing Advice (where available).
 
In addition, proponents and land managers should refer to the Recovery Plan (where available) or the Conservation Advice (where available) for recovery, mitigation and conservation information.

EPBC Act Listing Status Listed as Endangered
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan required, this species had a recovery plan in force at the time the legislation provided for the Minister to decide whether or not to have a recovery plan (19/2/2007).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans Prostrate Flame Flower Chorizema humile Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009a) [Recovery Plan].
 
Federal Register of
    Legislative Instruments
Declaration under s178, s181, and s183 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 - List of threatened species, List of threatened ecological communities and List of threatening processes (Commonwealth of Australia, 2000) [Legislative Instrument].
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
WA:Declared Rare or Poorly Known Flora in the Geraldton District (Patrick, S.J., 2001) [State Species Management Plan].
WA:Western Australian Wildlife Management Program No. 28. Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora in the Moora District (Patrick, S.J. & A.P. Brown, 2001) [State Species Management Plan].
State Listing Status
WA: Listed as Critically Endangered (Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia): September 2013)
Scientific name Chorizema humile [32573]
Family Fabaceae:Fabales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Turcz.
Infraspecies author  
Reference Bulletin de la Soci~Pt~P Imp~Priale des Naturalistes de Moscou 26(1) (1853) 254.
Distribution map Species Distribution Map

This is an indicative distribution map of the present distribution of the species based on best available knowledge. See map caveat for more information.

Illustrations Google Images

The following table lists known and perceived threats to this species. Threats are based on the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) threat classification version 1.1.

Threat Class Threatening Species References
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes Prostrate Flame Flower Chorizema humile Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009a) [Recovery Plan].
Prostrate Flame Flower (Chorizema humile) Interim Recovery Plan 1999-2002 (Stack, G. & English, V., 1999) [State Recovery Plan].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Habitat alteration (vegetation, soil, hydrology) due to trampling and grazing by livestock Prostrate Flame Flower Chorizema humile Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009a) [Recovery Plan].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Ecosystem Degradation:Decline in habitat quality Prostrate Flame Flower (Chorizema humile) Interim Recovery Plan 1999-2002 (Stack, G. & English, V., 1999) [State Recovery Plan].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Loss and/or fragmentation of habitat and/or subpopulations Prostrate Flame Flower (Chorizema humile) Interim Recovery Plan 1999-2002 (Stack, G. & English, V., 1999) [State Recovery Plan].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Restricted geographical distribution (area of occupancy and extent of occurrence) Prostrate Flame Flower (Chorizema humile) Interim Recovery Plan 1999-2002 (Stack, G. & English, V., 1999) [State Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) Prostrate Flame Flower Chorizema humile Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009a) [Recovery Plan].
Chorizema humile in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ex) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Prostrate Flame Flower Chorizema humile Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009a) [Recovery Plan].
Prostrate Flame Flower (Chorizema humile) Interim Recovery Plan 1999-2002 (Stack, G. & English, V., 1999) [State Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation caused by exotic pasture species Prostrate Flame Flower Chorizema humile Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Macropus fuliginosus (Western Grey Kangaroo) Prostrate Flame Flower Chorizema humile Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009a) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition, predation and/or habitat degradation by kangaroos and wallabies Prostrate Flame Flower (Chorizema humile) Interim Recovery Plan 1999-2002 (Stack, G. & English, V., 1999) [State Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Prostrate Flame Flower Chorizema humile Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009a) [Recovery Plan].
Prostrate Flame Flower (Chorizema humile) Interim Recovery Plan 1999-2002 (Stack, G. & English, V., 1999) [State Recovery Plan].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate prescribed regimes and/or vegetation management to control fire regimes Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Prostrate Flame Flower (Chorizema humile) Interim Recovery Plan 1999-2002 (Stack, G. & English, V., 1999) [State Recovery Plan].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low genetic diversity and genetic inbreeding Chorizema humile in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006ex) [Internet].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Low numbers of individuals Prostrate Flame Flower (Chorizema humile) Interim Recovery Plan 1999-2002 (Stack, G. & English, V., 1999) [State Recovery Plan].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Poor recruitment (regeneration) and declining population numbers Prostrate Flame Flower (Chorizema humile) Interim Recovery Plan 1999-2002 (Stack, G. & English, V., 1999) [State Recovery Plan].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Roads and Railroads:Development and/or maintenance of roads Prostrate Flame Flower Chorizema humile Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009a) [Recovery Plan].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Transportation and Service Corridors:Road and rail maintenance works Prostrate Flame Flower (Chorizema humile) Interim Recovery Plan 1999-2002 (Stack, G. & English, V., 1999) [State Recovery Plan].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Chorizema humile in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:29:33 +1000.