Exocarpos sparteus R.Br.
Broom Ballart

Reference
Prodr. 356 (1810)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Weeping shrub, 1-4 m high, hemiparasitic on roots. Fl. yellow/yellow-green/white, Feb to Oct. White sand over limestone, red sand, laterite. Variety of habitats including coastal & desert sand dunes, sandplains.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 14 July 1995
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Hampton, Jarrah Forest, Little Sandy Desert, Mallee, Murchison, Nullarbor, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Augustus, Cape Range, Carnegie, Central, Chichester, Dandaragan Plateau, Dune Field, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Edel, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Hamersley, Hampton, Katanning, Lateritic Plain, Lesueur Sandplain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, Maralinga, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Nullarbor Plain, Perth, Recherche, Shield, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Tallering, Trainor, Warren, Western Mallee, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Ashburton, Augusta Margaret River, Beverley, Boddington, Brookton, Broomehill-Tambellup, Bunbury, Busselton, Cambridge, Capel, Carnamah, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Claremont, Cockburn, Coolgardie, Coorow, Corrigin, Cottesloe, Cranbrook, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Denmark, Dowerin, Dumbleyung, Dundas, East Pilbara, Esperance, Exmouth, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Goomalling, Greater Geraldton, Halls Creek, Harvey, Irwin, Jerramungup, Joondalup, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kent, Kojonup, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Laverton, Mandurah, Manjimup, Meekatharra, Melville, Menzies, Merredin, Mingenew, Moora, Mukinbudin, Murray, Nannup, Narrogin, Nedlands, Ngaanyatjarraku, Northampton, Perenjori, Plantagenet, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Rockingham, Sandstone, Shark Bay, Swan, Tammin, Toodyay, Wagin, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur, Westonia, Wickepin, Williams, Wiluna, Wongan-Ballidu, Woodanilling, Wyalkatchem, Yalgoo, Yilgarn, York.