Nature conservation

Threatened species

Scant Pomaderris - profile

Indicative distribution

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The areas shown in pink and/purple are the sub-regions where the species or community is known or predicted to occur. They may not occur thoughout the sub-region but may be restricted to certain areas. ( click here to see geographic restrictions). The information presented in this map is only indicative and may contain errors and omissions.
Scientific name: Pomaderris queenslandica
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Profile last updated: 25 Feb 2019


Scant Pomaderris is a medium-sized shrub 2 - 3m tall. The stems are whitish with tiny star-shaped hair clusters. The leaves are oval to narrow elliptical, 2.5 - 7 cm long and 10 - 25 mm wide. They are shiny on the top and woolly underneath. The small creamy yellow flowers appear during spring-summer.


Widely scattered but not common in north-east NSW and in Queensland. It is known from several locations on the NSW north coast and a few locations on the New England Tablelands and North West Slopes, including near Torrington and Coolata.

Habitat and ecology

  • Found in moist eucalypt forest or sheltered woodlands with a shrubby understorey, and occasionally along creeks.

Regional distribution and habitat

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Information sources

IBRA Bioregion IBRA Subregion Known or predicted Geographic restrictions region
Brigalow Belt SouthLiverpool Plains Known None
Brigalow Belt SouthLiverpool Range Known None
Brigalow Belt SouthNorthern Basalts Known None
Brigalow Belt SouthPilliga Known None
Brigalow Belt SouthPilliga Outwash Known None
Brigalow Belt SouthTalbragar Valley Known None
NandewarInverell Basalts Known None
NandewarNandewar Northern Complex Predicted None
New England TablelandsBinghi Plateau Known None
New England TablelandsSevern River Volcanics Known None
NSW North CoastChaelundi Known None
NSW North CoastCoffs Coast and Escarpment Predicted None
NSW North CoastDalmorton Known None
NSW North CoastEllerston Predicted None
NSW North CoastKaruah Manning Known None
NSW North CoastMacleay Hastings Known None
NSW North CoastMummel Escarpment Known None
NSW North CoastTomalla Predicted None
NSW South Western SlopesInland Slopes Known None
Sydney BasinHunter Known None
Sydney BasinKerrabee Known None