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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.


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.