Cressa australis R.Br.
Prodr. 490 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 4 April 2001

Generally prostrate but sometimes erect, slender, diffuse herb, 0.12-0.2 m high. Fl. white, Apr or Jun to Jul or Oct. Saline cracking clay-clay loam, saline grey clay, drying mud. Salt lake margins, clay or mud flats, near seasonal billabongs, lakes & lagoons.

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Berkeley, Cape Range, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, McLarty, Pindanland, Roebourne, Tanami P1, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

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