Xerochloa barbata R.Br. Rice Grass
Prodr. 197 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 22 December 1993

Tufted annual or perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.2-0.56(-1) m high. Fl. green, Jan or Mar to Sep. Yellow sand, loam, clay, frequently saline.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Berkeley, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, McLarty, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami P1, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Karratha, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.