Opercularia vaginata Juss.
Dog Weed

Reference
Ann.Mus.Natl.Hist.Nat. 4:428 (1804)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Decumbent, spreading or erect perennial, herb or shrub, (0.04-)0.1-0.45 m high. Fl. green/green-yellow, Jul to Dec. Sandy, lateritic or granitic soils, coastal limestone.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 27 March 1997
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Murchison, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Augustus, Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Edel, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Tallering, Warren, Western Mallee, Western Murchison.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Armadale, Augusta Margaret River, Bayswater, Beverley, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Brookton, Broomehill-Tambellup, Bruce Rock, Busselton, Canning, Capel, Carnamah, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Chittering, Claremont, Coolgardie, Coorow, Corrigin, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Cunderdin, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Dardanup, Denmark, Dowerin, Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Fremantle, Gingin, Goomalling, Gosnells, Greater Geraldton, Harvey, Irwin, Jerramungup, Joondalup, Kalamunda, Kellerberrin, Kent, Kondinin, Koorda, Kulin, Lake Grace, Mandurah, Manjimup, Melville, Merredin, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Mount Marshall, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Narembeen, Narrogin, Northam, Northampton, Perenjori, Perth, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Stirling, Swan, Tammin, Three Springs, Toodyay, Upper Gascoyne, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wandering, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur, Wickepin, Williams, Wongan-Ballidu, Woodanilling, Yalgoo, Yilgarn, York.