Fimbristylis littoralis Gaudich.
Freyc., Voy.Uranie,Bot. 413 (1829)

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), 0.05-0.7(-1) m high, inflorescence of 3-many obtuse spikelets, axis slightly winged; glumes 1-1.5 mm long; stamens 1 or 2. Fl. brown-green, Feb to Aug. Clay, basalt, alluvium, sand. Along watercourses, swamps, damp habitats.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Great Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Berkeley, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Hamersley, Hart, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, South Kimberley Interzone, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Port Hedland, Upper Gascoyne, Wyndham-East Kimberley.