Acanthospermum hispidum DC. Starburr
Prodr. 5:522 (1836)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Friday 18 April 1997

Erect, dichotomously branched annual, herb, to 1 m high. Fl. yellow, Mar to Jun. Sandy soils. Disturbed grounds, roadsides, alluvial flats.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Hart, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Perth, Pindanland, South Kimberley Interzone, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Gosnells, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.