Eragrostis desertorum Domin Desert Lovegrass
Biblioth.Bot. 85:404 (1915)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Thursday 28 August 1997

Tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.3-0.6 m high, with arching stolons & bulbous, densely woolly base. Fl. purple, Apr to Jun. Clay, sand, loam with limestone. Low-lying areas, rocky regions, sandplains.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Little Sandy Desert, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara.

IBRA Subregions: Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Hamersley, Hart, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, South Kimberley Interzone, Trainor.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.