National recovery plan for the Mueller Daisy (Brachyscome muelleroides)
A. Lucas for Department of Sustainability and Environment Victoria, 2010
- National recovery plan for the Mueller Daisy (Brachyscome muelleroides) (PDF - 132 KB) | (RTF - 1,060 KB)
The Mueller Daisy Brachyscome muelleroides is a small annual herb restricted to the mid-Murray and Murrumbidgee Rivers region in New South Wales South and Victoria. The species occurs in seasonally wet depressions in the landscape, and appears to rely on seasonal inundation to survive. Current distribution and abundance are poorly known, but there may only be 5–6 locations where the species currently occurs, with most plants (about 20,000) occurring at a single location in New South Wales.
Threats are believed to include weed invasion, grazing and altered flooding regimes. The Mueller Daisy is listed as Vulnerable under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, as Threatened under the Victorian Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 and as Vulnerable under the New South Wales Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995.
This national Recovery Plan for B. muelleroidesis the first recovery plan for the species, and details its distribution, habitat and threats, and the recovery objectives and actions necessary to ensure its long-term survival.