Capparis spinosa L.
Sp.Pl. 1:503 (1753)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 8 September 1999

Prostrate or scrambling shrub, 0.3-3 m high. Fl. white-cream, Jan or Mar to Dec. Sandy soils. Coastal regions, sandstone rocks.

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Cape Range, Edel, Fortescue, Geraldton Hills, Hamersley, Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pindanland, Roebourne.

IMCRA Regions: Pilbara (offshore).

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Greater Geraldton, Halls Creek, Karratha, Meekatharra, Northampton, Shark Bay.