Desmodium tortuosum (Sw.) DC. Florida Beggarweed
Prodr. 2:332 (1825)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Friday 17 August 2007

Erect annual or biennial or perennial, herb or shrub, to 3 m high. Fl. pink-purple, Apr to May. Loams. Disturbed areas.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Mitchell, Pentecost, Pindanland, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Wyndham-East Kimberley.