National recovery plan for Prasophyllum petilum
Department of Environment and Climate Change and Water (NSW)
The Tarengo Leek Orchid is listed as Endangered under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (TSC Act), the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) and the ACT Nature Conservation Act 1980.
The Tarengo Leek Orchid (Prasophyllum petilum D. Jones & R. Bates) is a rare orchid of grasslands and grassy woodlands of the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales and in the Australian Capital Territory.
The overall objective of this Recovery Plan is to maintain or enhance the populations of Tarengo Leek Orchid at the five known sites, by controlling threatening processes and improving conditions for growth and recruitment.
This objective will be achieved through the following recovery actions:
- Monitor populations
- Monitor encroachment of natives
- Remove threatening weeds
- Conduct further survey
- Develop management plans
- Analyse data
- Conduct fire and grazing experiment
- The extension of Hall Cemetery to adjacent land
- Co-ordinate recovery actions