Trianthema portulacastrum L. Giant Pigweed
Sp.Pl. 1:223-224 (1753)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 25 October 1995

Prostrate to decumbent, spreading annual, herb, 0.01-0.2 m high, to 1 m wide. Fl. pink/white, Mar to Sep. Clay, sand. Roadsides, disturbed & cultivated areas.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Hamersley, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pindanland, Roebourne, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley, Pilbara (nearshore).

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby/west Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Karratha, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.