Platysace compressa (Labill.) C.Norman Tapeworm Plant
J. Bot. 77:209 (1939)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 11 February 1997

Erect, ascending or procumbent perennial, herb, 0.15-1(-1.2) m high. Fl. white/cream, Sep to Dec or Jan to Mar. Coastal limestone & sand dunes, granite hills & rocks, rocky outcrops.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Bunbury, Busselton, Capel, Denmark, Esperance, Harvey, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Manjimup, Mundaring, Nannup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Stirling, Wanneroo.