Salsola australis R.Br.
Prodr. 411 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Sunday 7 October 2007

Erect, compact, somewhat fleshy shrub, to 1 m high. Fl. green/cream/white, Mar to May or Jul to Sep. Rocky red sandy loam, red-brown or grey sandy clay, sandstone. Seasonal wetlands, creek beds, rocky rivers, bases of sand ridges, hills.

Distribution

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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Dampierland, Esperance Plains, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Hampton, Jarrah Forest, Little Sandy Desert, Mallee, Murchison, Northern Kimberley, Nullarbor, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Augustus, Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Cape Range, Central, Central band, Nullarbor Plain, Chichester, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Edel, Fitzgerald, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Geraldton Hills, Hamersley, Hampton, Hart, Lateritic Plain, Lesueur Sandplain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, McLarty, Mitchell, Northern band, Carlisle, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Perth, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, Shield, South Kimberley Interzone, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Tallering, Tanami P1, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Western Mallee, Western Murchison, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Abrolhos Islands, Central West Coast, Kimberley, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, Northwest Shelf, Pilbara (offshore), Shark Bay, Zuytdorp.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Broome, Bruce Rock, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Coolgardie, Coorow, Cottesloe, Cue, Cunderdin, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Derby-West Kimberley, Dowerin, Dundas, East Pilbara, Esperance, Exmouth, Gnowangerup, Greater Geraldton, Halls Creek, Irwin, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Karratha, Kondinin, Kwinana, Lake Grace, Laverton, Leonora, Mandurah, Meekatharra, Menzies, Merredin, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Mount Magnet, Mukinbudin, Murchison, Ngaanyatjarraku, Northampton, Plantagenet, Port Hedland, Ravensthorpe, Rockingham, Shark Bay, Tammin, Trayning, Upper Gascoyne, Wagin, Wiluna, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyalkatchem, Wyndham-East Kimberley, Yalgoo, Yilgarn.