Seeds of South Australia
Alternanthera denticulata (Amaranthaceae)
Lesser Joyweed
List of species for Alternanthera
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Lake Eyre, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Southern Lofty, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Alinytjara Wilurara, Eyre Peninsula, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Glenelg Plain (NCP02)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Near Threatened   [in swamps in reasonable numbers]
Lucindale (NCP03) 
 Near Threatened   [theatened by stock, pres. at cockatoo lake; inhabits disturbed sites]
Tintinara (NCP04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [restricted range; Poocher Swamp]
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Near Threatened
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Least Concern
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i))   (Probable Decline)   [limited habitat, likes wetter spots, undercollected]
Olary Spur (FLB03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i))   (Probable Decline)   [limited habitat, likes wetter spots, undercollected]
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i))   (Probable Decline)   [limited habitat, likes wetter spots, undercollected]
Northern Flinders (FLB05) 
 Least Concern
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i))   (Probable Decline)   [limited habitat, likes wetter spots, undercollected]
South Olary Plain (MDD01)Murray Darling Depression
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [restricted to a dam]
Murray Mallee (MDD02) 
 Least Concern   (Probable Decline)
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [water related, doesn't like high salinity]
Lowan Mallee (MDD04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   (Probable Decline)   [could be Vulnerable]
Wimmera (MDD05) 
 Near Threatened
Braemer (MDD07) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i))   (Probable Decline)   [limited habitat, likes wetter spots, undercollected]
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Least Concern   (Probable Decline)
Myall Plains (GAW01)Gawler
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   (Probable Increase)   [southern limit]
Gawler Lakes (GAW03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   (Probable Increase)   [around dams]
Arcoona Plateau (GAW04) 
 Least Concern
Torrens (GAW06) 
 Least Concern
Roxby (GAW07) 
 Least Concern
Commonwealth Hill (GAW08) 
 Least Concern
Kintore (GVD04)Great Victoria Desert
 Least Concern
Tallaringa (GVD05) 
 Least Concern
Bimbowrie (BHC05)Broken Hill Complex
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i))   (Probable Decline)   [limited habitat, likes wetter spots, undercollected]
Curnamona (BHC06) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i))   (Probable Decline)   [limited habitat, likes wetter spots, undercollected]
Dieri (SSD03)Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
 Least Concern
Warriner (SSD04) 
 Least Concern
Strzelecki Desert (SSD05) 
 Least Concern
Breakaways (STP01)Stony Plains
 Least Concern
Oodnadatta (STP02) 
 Least Concern
Murnpeowie (STP03) 
 Least Concern
Peake-Dennison Inlier (STP04) 
 Least Concern
Macumba (STP05) 
 Least Concern
Witjira (STP06) 
 Least Concern
Baltana (STP07) 
 Least Concern
Sturt Stony Desert (CHC02)Channel Country
 Least Concern
Diamantina-Eyre (CHC04) 
 Least Concern
Coongie (CHC06) 
 Least Concern
Lake Pure (CHC07) 
 Least Concern
Everard Block (CER03)Central Ranges
 Least Concern
Pedirka (FIN04)Finke
 Least Concern
IBRA regions
DISPLAY ALL
3 of 4 subregionsNaracoorte Coastal PlainNear Threatened
, Rare
2 of 2 subregionsKanmantooNear Threatened
, Vulnerable
5 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockLeast Concern
, Rare
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke BlockRare
  (IUCN: RA d(i))   (Probable Decline)   [limited habitat, likes wetter spots, undercollected]
6 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
, Rare
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)RiverinaLeast Concern
  (Probable Decline)
6 of 8 subregionsGawlerLeast Concern
, Rare
2 of 4 subregionsGreat Victoria DesertLeast Concern
2 of 4 subregionsBroken Hill ComplexRare
3 of 4 subregionsSimpson Strzelecki DunefieldsLeast Concern
7 of 7 subregionsStony PlainsLeast Concern
4 of 4 subregionsChannel CountryLeast Concern
Everard Block (CER03)Central RangesLeast Concern
Pedirka (FIN04)FinkeLeast Concern
RSCA map:
Regional Species Conservation Assessments per IBRA subregion. Please click the thumbnail map.
AVH map:
Australian distribution map (external link)
SA Census:
Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Alternanthera]
SA Flora:
Flora of South Australia Edition 5