Commicarpus australis Meikle
Perennial Tar Vine
Notes Roy.Bot.Gard.Edinburgh 36:248 (1978)

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Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Friday 13 April 2007

Scrambling or prostrate shrub, 0.3-3 m high. Fl. pink/purple-blue, Apr to Nov. Red or brown/pink sand, alluvium, clay, limestone. Sand dunes, mangrove swamps.

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Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Great Sandy Desert, Murchison, Pilbara, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Cape Range, Chichester, Edel, Geraldton Hills, Hamersley, Mackay, Roebourne, Western Murchison, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Ningaloo, Pilbara (nearshore), Pilbara (offshore), Shark Bay.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Greater Geraldton, Murchison, Ngaanyatjarraku, Northampton, Roebourne, Shark Bay, Upper Gascoyne.