Aristida contorta F.Muell. Bunched Kerosene Grass
Trans.& Proc.Victorian Inst.Advancem.Sci. 1854-1855:44 (1855)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 15 October 1993

Tufted annual or perennial (short-lived), grass-like or herb, 0.12-0.44 m high. Fl. brown, Feb to Jun. Red, white or yellow sand, red or brown clay, loam.

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Dampierland, Esperance Plains, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Jarrah Forest, Little Sandy Desert, Mallee, Murchison, Nullarbor, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Tanami, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Augustus, Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Cape Range, Carnegie, Central, Central band, Nullarbor Plain, Chichester, Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Eastern, Maralinga, Edel, Fitzgerald, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Geraldton Hills, Hamersley, Hart, Lateritic Plain, Lesueur Sandplain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, Mardabilla, McLarty, Northern band, Carlisle, Northern Jarrah Forest, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Perth, Pindanland, Recherche, Roebourne, Rudall, Shield, South Kimberley Interzone, Southern Cross, Tallering, Tanami P1, Trainor, Western Mallee, Western Murchison, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Pilbara (nearshore), Shark Bay, Zuytdorp.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Ashburton, Beverley, Broome, Bruce Rock, Carnamah, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Coolgardie, Corrigin, Cue, Cunderdin, Dalwallinu, Derby-West Kimberley, Dowerin, Dundas, East Pilbara, Esperance, Exmouth, Gingin, Goomalling, Greater Geraldton, Halls Creek, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Karratha, Kellerberrin, Kondinin, Koorda, Lake Grace, Laverton, Leonora, Meekatharra, Menzies, Merredin, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Mount Magnet, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Murchison, Murray, Narembeen, Ngaanyatjarraku, Northam, Northampton, Nungarin, Perenjori, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Port Hedland, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Sandstone, Shark Bay, Swan, Tammin, Toodyay, Upper Gascoyne, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wickepin, Wiluna, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyalkatchem, Yalgoo, Yilgarn, York.