Enneapogon purpurascens (R.Br.) P.Beauv. Purple Nineawn
Ess.Agrostogr. 82,161 (1812)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 9 November 1993

Tufted annual or perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.06-0.75 m high. Fl. purple, Jan to Oct. Black clay, red sand, red or grey loam, limestone.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hart, Mackay, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami P1, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Karratha, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.