|Scientific Name:||Callitris canescens|
|Species Authority:||(Parl.) S.T.Blake|
Frenela canescens Parl.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
Due to its wide distribution, relative frequency, and lack of direct threats, this species is assessed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||Callitris canescens is widely distributed in southwestern Australia and in southern South Australia. Its extent of occurrence is considerably more than 20,000 km2.|
Native:Australia (South Australia, Western Australia)
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|Population:||May be locally dominant.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||A small tree or shrub usually found in species rich kwongan (dwarf shrubland) on low ridges, near rock outcrops and on slopes around salt lakes. Often found in strips of remaning vegetation between roads and ploughed fields or in disturbed vegetation.|
|Use and Trade:||This species has been used for dendroclimatological studies (Cullen and Grierson 2008) otherwise no other uses have been reported.|
|Major Threat(s):||No threats specific to this species have been identified.|
|Conservation Actions:||Although considerable parts of this species habitat have been converted for agriculture and pastoralism, especially in the wheatbelt area of Western Australia, it remains frequent within its historical range. It is recorded from a number of protected areas.|
|Citation:||Thomas, P. 2013. Callitris canescens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.|
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