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Dichrostachys spicata (F.Muell.) Domin
Pied Piper Bush

Biblioth.Bot. 89:247 (1926)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Spreading or straggly, spiny shrub or tree, 1-3(-6) m high, leaves bipinnate, leaflets 5-7(-9)-jugate; stamens 10, free; only apical flowers perfect. Fl. yellow & pink/purple, Nov to Dec or Jan to Jul. Sand, sandy loam, loam, clay and stony clay soils. Along streams and bordering swamps.

Helen Coleman, Descriptive Catalogue, 19 October 1998


IBRA Regions
Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions
Ashburton, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Hamersley, Hart, Keep, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, Pindanland, Purnululu, Roebourne, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami Desert.
IMCRA Regions
Canning, Pilbara (nearshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Karratha, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.