Triodia pungens R.Br. Soft Spinifex
Prodr. 182 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Helen Coleman, Thursday 30 April 1998

Tussock-forming perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.3-2.3 m high, foliage resinous, panicle linear, dense, lemma deeply lobed, sparsely hairy. Fl. green-purple, Jan to Dec. Wide range of soils.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Central Ranges, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Central, Chichester, Eastern Murchison, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Tanami P1, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Western Murchison.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Derby/west Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Karratha, Meekatharra, Murchison, Ngaanyatjarraku, Sandstone, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.