Menkea australis Lehm.
Fairy Spectacles

Reference
Sem.Hort.Bot.Hamburg. 8 (1843)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Prostrate, spreading annual, herb, 0.01-0.1 m high, 0.04-0.25 m wide. Fl. white-pink, Jun to Sep. Sand, clay, loam. Saline flats & margins of salt lakes, flat plains.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 19 April 1996
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Mallee, Murchison, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Edel, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Merredin, Perth, Southern Cross, Tallering, Western Murchison.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Coolgardie, Cue, Dalwallinu, Dundas, Esperance, Goomalling, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Laverton, Leonora, Meekatharra, Menzies, Merredin, Mingenew, Mount Magnet, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Murchison, Murray, Narembeen, Northampton, Nungarin, Perenjori, Sandstone, Shark Bay, Trayning, Wiluna, Wongan-Ballidu, Yalgoo, Yilgarn.