Achyranthes aspera L. Chaff Flower
Sp.Pl. 1:204 (1753)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 2 May 1996

Erect perennial, herb, 0.3-1(-2) m high. Fl. cream-green-pink, Mar to Aug. Sandy soils, alluvium. Along rivers & creeks.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Cape Range, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Canning, Kimberley, Ningaloo.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Karratha, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.