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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 Vulnerable as Swainsona murrayana
Listing and Conservation Advices Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Swainsona murrayana (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008vm) [Conservation Advice].
 
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan not required, included on the Not Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans
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 Swainsona murrayana.
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
NSW:New South Wales Murray Biodiversity Management Plan (Murray Catchment Management Authority (Murray CMA), 2012) [State Action Plan].
NSW:Slender Darling Pea - profile (NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (NSW DECCW), 2005lw) [Internet].
NSW:Review of the Threatened Species Conservation Act Schedules 2007-2009 (NSW Scientific Committee (NSW SC), 2009b) [State Species Management Plan].
VIC:Flora and Fauna Guarantee Action Statement 126 - Twelve threatened Swainson-peas and Darling-peas (Swainsona species) (Earl, G., T. Barlow & A. Moorrees, 2003) [State Action Plan].
State Listing Status
NSW: Listed as Vulnerable (Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (New South Wales): December 2013 list) as Swainsona murrayana
QLD: Listed as Vulnerable (Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Queensland): May 2014 list) as Swainsona murrayana
SA: Listed as Vulnerable (National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 (South Australia): June 2011 list) as Swainsona murrayana
VIC: Listed as Threatened (Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (Victoria): February 2014 list) as Swainsona murrayana
Non-statutory Listing Status
IUCN: Listed as Vulnerable (Global Status: IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: 2013.1 list)
VIC: Listed as Endangered (Advisory List of Rare or Threatened Plants in Victoria: 2005)
Scientific name Swainsona murrayana [6765]
Family Fabaceae:Fabales:Magnoliopsida:Magnoliophyta:Plantae
Species author Wawra
Infraspecies author  
Reference Oesterreichische Botanische Zeitschrift 31 (Mar. 1881) 69.
Other names Swainsona morrisiana [45005]
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:Agriculture and Aquaculture:Land clearing, habitat fragmentation and/or habitat degradation Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Swainsona murrayana (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008vm) [Conservation Advice].
Agriculture and Aquaculture:Livestock Farming and Grazing:Grazing pressures and associated habitat changes Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Swainsona murrayana (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008vm) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit, European Rabbit) Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Swainsona murrayana (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008vm) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or habitat degradation by weeds Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Swainsona murrayana (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008vm) [Conservation Advice].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Capra hircus (Goat) Swainsona murrayana in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006vb) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Grazing, tramping, competition and/or habitat degradation Sus scrofa (Pig) Swainsona murrayana in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006vb) [Internet].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition, predation and/or habitat degradation by kangaroos and wallabies Swainsona murrayana in Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH), 2006vb) [Internet].
Natural System Modifications:Fire and Fire Suppression:Inappropriate and/or changed fire regimes (frequency, timing, intensity) Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Swainsona murrayana (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008vm) [Conservation Advice].
Natural System Modifications:Other Ecosystem Modifications:Changes in hydrology leading to rising water tables and dryland salinity Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Swainsona murrayana (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008vm) [Conservation Advice].
Residential and Commercial Development:Housing and Urban Areas:Habitat loss, modification and fragmentation due to urban development Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Swainsona murrayana (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008vm) [Conservation Advice].
Transportation and Service Corridors:Roads and Railroads:Development and/or maintenance of roads Commonwealth Conservation Advice on Swainsona murrayana (Threatened Species Scientific Committee, 2008vm) [Conservation Advice].

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Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Swainsona murrayana in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:45:40 +1000.