Rangelands

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development works with landholders in Western Australia’s rangeland regions to achieve sustainability through catchment and regional-scale monitoring, providing advice on how to address existing issues, and through developing and improving sustainable production systems.

Our rangelands are complex and extensive ecosystems that are managed by a diverse range of individuals, families and corporations. About three-quarters of Australia is classified as rangelands, with WA’s rangeland region extending across a variety of climatic and resource conditions.

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  • The soft spinifexes (Triodia epactia, T. pungensT.

  • Rice grass (Xerochloa laniflora) is one of many plant species found in the Western Australian rangelands. This page provides a summary of the plant's value for pastoralism.

  • Tall saltbush (Rhagodia eremaea) is one of many plant species found in the Western Australian rangelands. This page provides a summary of the plant's value for pastoralism.

  • Cotton bush (Ptilotus obovatus) is one of many plant species found in the Western Australian rangelands. This page provides a summary of the plant's value for pastoralism.

  • Crinkle leaf cassia (Senna artemisioides subsp.

  • Bloodbush (Senna artemisioides subsp.

  • Tall sida (Sida calyxhymenia) is one of many plant species found in the Western Australian rangelands. This page provides a summary of the plant's value for pastoralism.

  • Hard spinifexes (Triodia basedowiiT. lanigera, T. longiceps and T.

  • Tomato bush (Solanum orbiculatum) is one of many plant species found in the Western Australian rangelands. This page provides a summary of the plant's value for pastoralism.

  • Creeping sida (Sida fibulifera) is one of many plant species found in the Western Australian rangelands. This page provides a summary of the plant's value for pastoralism.

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