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Spinifex longifolius R.Br. Beach Spinifex
Prodr. 198 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 17 December 1993

Rhizomatous, tussock-forming perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.3-1 m high, to 2 m wide. Fl. green/brown, Apr to Dec or Jan. White sand. Coastal sand dunes.


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

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Dampierland, Geraldton Sandplains, Northern Kimberley, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Cape Range, Chichester, Edel, Geraldton Hills, Mitchell, Perth, Pindanland, Roebourne, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Abrolhos Islands, Anson Beagle, Central West Coast, Cobourg, Kimberley, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, Pilbara (nearshore), Pilbara (offshore), Shark Bay, Zuytdorp.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Augusta-Margaret River, Broome, Bunbury, Busselton, Cambridge, Capel, Carnarvon, Claremont, Cockburn, Cottesloe, Dandaragan, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Fremantle, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Karratha, Mandurah, Murray, Northampton, Port Hedland, Rockingham, Shark Bay, Stirling, Wanneroo, Wyndham-East Kimberley.