Tecticornia pergranulata subsp. pergranulata

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Prostrate to semi-erect shrub to c. 50 cm high. Spikes to 5 cm long, terminal on main branches or on ascending lateral branches; flowers free, curved at apex; lower perianth lobe relatively large; fruiting perianth falling at maturity. Flowers mainly Apr.–Sep.

GipP, Gold, LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, OtP, RobP, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also WA, SA, Qld, NSW. Common in near-coastal salt-marshes, often occurring with Tecticornia halocnemoides, also occurring around inland salt lakes and pans where it is the commonest of the Tecticornia species.

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 (as Halosarcia pergranulata subsp. pergranulata).
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-02-14
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Tecticornia pergranulata subsp. pergranulata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Tecticornia pergranulata subsp. pergranulata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Scroll Belt present native
Robinvale Plains present native
Murray Fans present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Goldfields present native