Aerva javanica (Burm.f.) Schult. Kapok Bush
Roem. & Schult., Syst.Veg. 5:565 (1819)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 14 August 2007

Erect, much-branched perennial, herb, 0.4-1.6 m high. Fl. white, Jan to Oct. Often on sandy soils. Along drainage lines.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Augustus, Cape Range, Chichester, Eastern Murchison, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, Mackay, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, Tanami P1, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley, Ningaloo, Pilbara (nearshore), Pilbara (offshore).

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Karratha, Meekatharra, Port Hedland, Shark Bay, Upper Gascoyne, Wyndham-East Kimberley.