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Pluchea tetranthera F.Muell.

Rep.Pl.Babbage's Exped. 12 (1859)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Rounded or spreading, aromatic perennial, herb or shrub, 0.25-1.2 m high, leaves dentate, linear-lanceolate to obovate. Fl. white-pink-purple, Jul to Dec. Red sand or clay, alluvium. Sandplains, sand dunes, claypans, dry creek beds, limestone hills.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 23 May 1997


IBRA Regions
Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami.
IBRA Subregions
Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, McLarty, Mitchell, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami Desert, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions
Pilbara (nearshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Karratha, Ngaanyatjarraku, Port Hedland.