Eriachne obtusa R.Br.
Northern Wandarrie Grass

Reference
Prodr. 184 (1810)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Tufted, wiry perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.2-0.6(-0.9) m high. Fl. green/purple, Dec or Jan to Aug. Red, brown or lateritic sand, loam, alluvium, clay, sometimes saline soils. Red sand dunes, sandstone or ironstone hills, river levees.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 28 August 1997

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions
Augustus, Berkeley, Cape Range, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Hamersley, Hart, Keep, Lateritic Plain, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, Pindanland, Purnululu, Roebourne, Rudall, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami Desert, Trainor, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions
Cambridge-Bonaparte, Canning, Kimberley, King Sound, Pilbara (nearshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Karratha, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.