Disphyma crassifolium (L.) L.Bolus Round-leaved Pigface
Fl.Pl.S.Africa 7:276 (1927)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current
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Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 30 August 1999

Prostrate, succulent shrub, 0.02-0.3 m high, distinguished by the clavate leaves and generally rounded keel. Fl. pink-purple-violet, Jan to Feb or May or Aug to Dec. Sand, loam, clay. Coastal dunes, saline areas inland, samphire flats.

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Mallee, Murchison, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Murchison, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Recherche, Tallering, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Bruce Rock, Coorow, Dalwallinu, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Jerramungup, Katanning, Kellerberrin, Kent, Lake Grace, Menzies, Northampton, Nungarin, Perenjori, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Sandstone.