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.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|