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Species Profile and Threats Database


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 as Daviesia microcarpa
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan required, included on the Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans Daviesia microcarpa Interim Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2010f) [Recovery Plan] as Daviesia microcarpa.
 
Other EPBC Act Plans Threat abatement plan for disease in natural ecosystems caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi (Department of the Environment, 2014a) [Threat Abatement 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] as Daviesia microcarpa.
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
WA:Declared rare and Poorly Known Flora in the Esperance District (Craig, G.F. & D.J. Coates, 2001) [State Species Management Plan].
WA:Norseman Pea (Daviesia microcarpa) Interim Recovery Plan 1996-1999 (Holland, E., K. Kershaw & A. Brown, 1996e) [State Recovery Plan].
State Listing Status
WA: Listed as Critically Endangered (Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia): September 2013 list) as Daviesia microcarpa
Scientific name Daviesia microcarpa [56766]
Family Fabaceae:Fabales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Crisp
Infraspecies author  
Reference Austral. Syst. Bot. 8(6): 1211 (1995).
Other names Daviesia microcarpa Crisp ms. [67232]
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
Climate Change and Severe Weather:Droughts:Drought Daviesia microcarpa Interim Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2010f) [Recovery Plan].
Ecosystem/Community Stresses:Indirect Ecosystem Effects:Restricted geographical distribution (area of occupancy and extent of occurrence) Daviesia microcarpa in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006ho) [Internet].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Mechanical disturbance during construction, maintanance or recreational activities Daviesia microcarpa in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006ho) [Internet].
Human Intrusions and Disturbance:Human Intrusions and Disturbance:inappropriate conservation measures Daviesia microcarpa Interim Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2010f) [Recovery Plan].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Daviesia microcarpa in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006ho) [Internet].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Daviesia microcarpa in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006ho) [Internet].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate prescribed regimes and/or vegetation management to control fire regimes Daviesia microcarpa Interim Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2010f) [Recovery Plan].
Species threats data recorded on the SPRAT database between 1999-2002 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2012i) [Database].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Poor recruitment (regeneration) and declining population numbers Daviesia microcarpa Interim Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2010f) [Recovery Plan].
Species Stresses:Indirect Species Effects:Population senescnce and lack of recruitment Daviesia microcarpa Interim Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2010f) [Recovery Plan].
Species Stresses:Species Stresses:unspecified Daviesia microcarpa in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006ho) [Internet].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Roads and Railroads:Development and/or maintenance of highways Daviesia microcarpa Interim Recovery Plan (Department of Environment and Conservation, 2010f) [Recovery Plan].

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This database is designed to provide statutory, biological and ecological information on species and ecological communities, migratory species, marine species, and species and species products subject to international trade and commercial use protected under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act). It has been compiled from a range of sources including listing advice, recovery plans, published literature and individual experts. While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, no guarantee is given, nor responsibility taken, by the Commonwealth for its accuracy, currency or completeness. The Commonwealth does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage that may be occasioned directly or indirectly through the use of, or reliance on, the information contained in this database. The information contained in this database does not necessarily represent the views of the Commonwealth. This database is not intended to be a complete source of information on the matters it deals with. Individuals and organisations should consider all the available information, including that available from other sources, in deciding whether there is a need to make a referral or apply for a permit or exemption under the EPBC Act.

Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Daviesia microcarpa in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:05:19 +1000.