Cenchrus setiger Vahl Birdwood Grass
Enum.Pl. 395 (1805)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 3 October 2007

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.

Distribution

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

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, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pindanland, Roebourne, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Western Murchison, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Pilbara (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.