Chloris barbata Sw.
Purpletop Chloris

Reference
Fl.Ind.Occid. 1:200 (1797)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Annual or perennial (short-lived), grass-like or herb, 0.4-0.9(-1.1) m high. Fl. purple, Feb or Apr to Oct. White or red sand, loam, black clay. Sand dunes, river levees.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 1 November 1993
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Arnhem Coast, Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Darwin Coastal, Great Sandy Desert, Indian Tropical Islands, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions
Cape Range, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, Keep, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, Pindanland, Purnululu, Roebourne, Trainor.
IMCRA Regions
Canning, Kimberley, King Sound.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Ashburton, Broome, Christmas Island, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Karratha, Port Hedland, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.