Cyperus bulbosus Vahl Bush Onion
Enum.Pl. 2:342-343 (1805)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 3 November 1993

Tuberous, perennial, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.08-0.4 m high, with bulbous rootstock. Fl. brown, Jan to Jun. White, grey-brown or red sand, loam, saline.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Cape Range, Carnegie, Chichester, Eastern Murchison, Edel, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, McLarty, Mitchell, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Tallering, Tanami P1, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Western Murchison, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Canning, Ningaloo, Pilbara (nearshore), Pilbara (offshore), Shark Bay.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Karratha, Meekatharra, Murchison, Ngaanyatjarraku, Port Hedland, Shark Bay, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley.