Atriplex vesicaria subsp. minor (Aellen) Parr-Smith

Fl. Austral. 4: 320 (1984) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)

Rounded shrub to c. 50 cm high. Leaves narrowly elliptic, 10–15 mm long, 2–3 mm wide, acute at apex. Fruiting bracteoles free to base, orbicular 3–8 mm long and wide, margins entire; appendages usually no more than half as long as bracteoles, or absent. Fruits Sep.

MuM, MSB. Also NSW. In Victoria recorded only from heavy clay soil near the Murray River west of Mildura.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1996). Chenopodiaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Atriplex vesicaria subsp. minor in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Atriplex vesicaria subsp. minor in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present native
Murray Scroll Belt present native