Fimbristylis ammobia Latz
J.Adelaide Bot.Gard. 1:345 (1979)

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

Brief Description
Helen Coleman, Monday 14 December 1998

Tufted annual, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.1-0.2 m high, glumes 2.5-3 mm long; style triquetrous, 3-branched; nut 3-angled, with 7-10 transverse ridges. Fl. brown, Mar to Jul. Red sand on sandstone.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Tanami.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzroy Trough, McLarty, Tanami P1.

IMCRA Regions: Canning.

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