Patersonia occidentalis R.Br.
Purple Flag

Reference
Prodr. 304 (1810)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Rhizomatous, tufted perennial, herb, to 1.5 m high. Fl. purple, Aug to Dec or Jan. Grey-brown sand or sandy clay, red-brown clayey loam, gravel, laterite, ironstone, granite, limestone. Winter-wet areas, dunes, granite outcrops.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 4 October 2007
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Mallee, Edel, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Armadale, Augusta Margaret River, Bayswater, Belmont, Beverley, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Broomehill-Tambellup, Bruce Rock, Bunbury, Busselton, Canning, Capel, Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Cockburn, Collie, Coorow, Cranbrook, Dandaragan, Dardanup, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Dowerin, Dundas, Esperance, Fremantle, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Goomalling, Gosnells, Greater Geraldton, Harvey, Irwin, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Kent, Kojonup, Kondinin, Kwinana, Lake Grace, Mandurah, Manjimup, Moora, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Narrogin, Northampton, Perth, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, South Perth, Stirling, Swan, Three Springs, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wandering, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur, Wickepin, Williams, Woodanilling, York.