Cenchrus setiger Vahl
Birdwood Grass

Reference
Enum.Pl. 395 (1805)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Erect, tussocky, stoloniferous perennial, herb or grass-like, to 0.5 m high. Fl. cream-purple, Apr to May. Brown sands, red loam, pindan soils. Sand dunes, plains, rangelands, stony hillsides, floodplains.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 3 October 2007
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Murchison, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions
Ashburton, Augustus, Cape Range, Carnegie, Chichester, Eastern Murchison, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Geraldton Hills, Hamersley, Hart, Keep, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Pindanland, Purnululu, Roebourne, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions
Pilbarra (offshore), Shark Bay.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Karratha, Meekatharra, Mount Magnet, Northampton, Port Hedland, Sandstone, Shark Bay, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.