Sphaeranthus indicus L.
Sp.Pl. 2:927 (1753)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 18 June 1997

Erect, aromatic annual, herb, to 0.5 m high. Fl. purple-pink/white, May to Jul. Alluvium, clay. Seasonally flooded areas.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Tanami.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzroy Trough, McLarty, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, Pindanland, Tanami P1.

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