Longwood – Mansfield Rd Signs

Have you notice any of these signs in your area?

These signs mark roadsides with  populations of the Euroa Guinea Flower and have been erected as part of the  National Recovery Plan for this species. 

 

Distribution :The Euroa Guinea-flower is endemic to north-eastern Victoria, where it is known from several locations including Longwood, Euroa, Creighton, Avenel and Locksley. 

The Euroa Guinea-flower (Hibbertia humifusa subspecies erigens) is listed as Vulnerable under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, and is listed as threatened under the Victorian Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988. The taxon is endemic to north-eastern Victoria, where about 16 populations containing several thousand plants occur. Many populations occur along roadsides and on private land, and are at great risk. Major threats include weed invasion, grazing and lack of regeneration, road-widening and altered fire regimes.

Longwood - Mansfield Rd

This national Recovery Plan for the Euroa Guinea-flower details the species’ distribution and biology, conservation status, threats, and recovery objectives and actions necessary to ensure its long-term survival.