Gossypium australe F.Muell.
Native Cotton

Reference
Fragm. 1:46 (1858)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Shrub, 0.5-3 m high. Fl. blue-purple/pink, Apr to Oct. Red, often sandy soils.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 19 September 1996
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Distribution

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