Fimbristylis ferruginea Vahl
Enum.Pl. 2:291 (1805)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 17 November 1993

Rhizomatous, tufted perennial, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.5-1.5 m high. Fl. brown, May to Nov. Mud, loam, clay, grey silt, often saline. Along watercourses, springs, swamps.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Murchison, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, McLarty, Mitchell, Pindanland, Roebourne, South Kimberley Interzone, Western Murchison.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Karratha, Murchison, Wyndham-East Kimberley.