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Solanum ellipticum R.Br. Potato Bush
Prodr. 446 (1810)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Not Current
Photo of Solanum ellipticum R.Br.

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 6 February 2006

Sprawling perennial, herb, to 0.5 m high. Fl. blue/purple, Apr to Sep. Yellow to red sand, brown sandy clay over granite, brown sandy loam, brown clay, sandstone. Spinifex plains, rocky outcrops, scree slopes, hills, between sand dunes.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Great Sandy Desert, Nullarbor, Pilbara.

IBRA Subregions: Hamersley, McLarty, Northern band, Carlisle.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Menzies.