Gossypium hirsutum L. Upland Cotton
Sp.Pl. edn 2, 2:975 (1763)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Saturday 11 June 2005

Herb or shrub, to 3 m high. Fl. yellow-white, May to Jul. Irrigated black sand, disturbed pindan. Cultivated areas, along roadside drains, possibly naturalised.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Northern Kimberley, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Cape Range, Hart, Mitchell, Pindanland, Roebourne, Tanami P1, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Pilbara (nearshore).

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Halls Creek, Karratha, Meekatharra, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.