Ocimum basilicum L. Basil
Sp.Pl. 2:597 (1753)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 15 August 2007

Aromatic annual or perennial, herb, to 0.6 m high. Fl. blue-purple/pink/white, Feb or Apr to Aug. Sandy soils. Disturbed areas.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Dampierland, Pilbara.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzroy Trough, Hamersley, Pindanland.

IMCRA Regions: Canning.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley.