Polygonum aviculare L. Wireweed
Sp.Pl. 1:362-363 (1753)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 15 May 2007

Prostrate, sprawling annual, herb, 0.02-0.1 m high. Fl. green-white-pink, Oct to Dec or Jan to May. Sandy clay, clay loam. Weed of cultivation & waste places.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Hampton, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Goldfield, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Hampton, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Warren, Western Mallee.