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Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Balloon Vine

Sp.Pl. 1:366 (1753)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status

Prostrate, spreading annual, herb or climber, to 0.4 m high. Fl. white, Mar to Jun or Sep. Alluvial sand, loam, brown clay over limestone, sandstone. River beds & levees, floodplains, depressions, hillslopes, roadverges.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 11 June 2005


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Indian Tropical Islands, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions
Berkeley, Fitzroy Trough, Keep, Merredin, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, Purnululu.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Christmas Island, Derby-West Kimberley, Halls Creek, Merredin, Wyndham-East Kimberley.