Asclepias curassavica L.
Redhead Cottonbush

Reference
Sp.Pl. 1:215 (1753)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Erect shrub, 0.3-1.5 m high. Fl. orange & red. Sandy soils.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 October 1996

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Dampierland, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Goldfield, Geraldton Hills, Keep, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Pindanland, Roebourne, Southern Jarrah Forest.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Broome, Busselton, Chittering, Collie, Fremantle, Greater Geraldton, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Karratha, Mandurah, Murray, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Trayning, Wyndham-East Kimberley.