A subspecies of short-styled grevillea (Grevillea brachystylis subsp. grandis), which was listed as threatened flora in 2002, with just 195 plants remaining. Photo © DPaW

Under the Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 native plants (flora) can be specially protected and considered to be 'threatened' because they are:

  • under identifiable threat of extinction
  • rare
  • otherwise in need of special protection.

pdfThreatened Flora - Rare Flora Notice (17 September 2013)621.01 KB

pdfThreatened Flora Rankings (17 September 2013)877.52 KB

pdfSummary of Changes to Specially Protected Fauna and  Rare Flora Notice (17 September 2013)120.25 KB

To find the current priority flora listing:

    1. Search the Western Australian Flora in FloraBase
    2. Select the priority under Conservation Code.

Recovery plans

The Department of Parks and Wildlife, with the help of community groups and local people, develops and implements recovery plans and interim recovery plans for threatened species and ecological communities.

The department also prepares wildlife management programs for plants listed as threatened or that the department knows little about (priority flora).

Wildlife management programs

The programs provide a brief description of a plant (appearance, distribution, habitat and conservation status) for a particular area, and includes recommendations research and management necessary to ensure its continued survival.

The following plans were current at the time of publishing, but are subject to change. Please consult:

Not all wildlife management plans are available online, but may be viewed at the relevant department offices.

South West region:
South Coast region:
Wheatbelt region:
Swan region:
  • Declared Rare and Poorly Known Flora in the Northern Jarrah Forest Region (hard copy only)
Midwest region:
Warren region:
Related information:

 

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Title Modified Date
Permits to take threatened plants Monday, 24 March 2014 13:51
Threatened flora posters Wednesday, 02 April 2014 15:28