Monachather paradoxus Steud.

Reference
Syn.Pl.Glumac. 1:247 (1854)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.2-0.5 m high, with almost bulbous and woolly base. Fl. green/purple, Sep to Nov. Red or orange-brown sand, sandy clay, red loam, granite.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 25 November 1993
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Gibson Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Nullarbor, Pilbara, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Augustus, Carlisle, Carnegie, Central, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Edel, Fortescue, Geraldton Hills, Hamersley, Katanning, Lateritic Plain, Mann-Musgrave Block, Maralinga, Merredin, Shield, Southern Cross, Tallering, Trainor, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions
Shark Bay.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Beverley, Bruce Rock, Carnamah, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Coolgardie, Cue, Dalwallinu, East Pilbara, Goomalling, Greater Geraldton, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kellerberrin, Koorda, Laverton, Leonora, Meekatharra, Menzies, Merredin, Mingenew, Morawa, Mount Magnet, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Murchison, Ngaanyatjarraku, Northam, Northampton, Nungarin, Perenjori, Quairading, Sandstone, Shark Bay, Three Springs, Upper Gascoyne, Westonia, Wiluna, Yalgoo, Yilgarn.