Spergularia rubra (L.) J.Presl & C.Presl Sand Spurry
Fl.Cech. 94-95 (1819)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 14 August 2007

Decumbent, spreading to ascending annual or perennial, herb (with fleshy leaves), 0.05-0.3 m high. Fl. pink-purple, Jul to Dec. Sand, sandy clay. Around salt lakes, claypans, river flats, granite outcrops.

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Murchison, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Tallering, Western Mallee, Western Murchison.

IMCRA Regions: Abrolhos Islands.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bruce Rock, Busselton, Capel, Coorow, Dalwallinu, Esperance, Gingin, Goomalling, Greater Geraldton, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kulin, Merredin, Mingenew, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Narrogin, Northampton, Perenjori, Sandstone, Three Springs, Wiluna, Yalgoo.