Leptochloa fusca (L.) Kunth. subsp. fusca

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 11 October 1999

Tussocky perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.6-1.2 m high. Fl. purple-green, Mar to Jul or Sep. Sandy or clayey loams, white sand, semi-saline clay,. On floodplains, in lagoons, lakes, claypans, beach areas.

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Geraldton Sandplains, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Cape Range, Chichester, Eastern Murchison, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Geraldton Hills, Hamersley, Pentecost, Perth, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Wooramel.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Bunbury, Carnarvon, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Karratha, Mukinbudin, Northampton, Port Hedland, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.