Sclerolaena muricata var. muricata

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)

Plants virtually glabrous, vegetative parts glaucous. Leaves flat, mostly c. 10 mm long. Tube of fruiting perianth glabrous, limb minutely pubescent. Fruits Feb.-Sep.

MuM, MSB, VRiv, VVP. Also NT, SA, Qld, NSW. Occasional along the Murray River and associated lakes and floodplains from near Kerang downstream toward the South Australian border, with isolated records from Sunbury (but not recorded from there since 1920).

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.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-10-05
Distribution map


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Sclerolaena muricata var. muricata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Sclerolaena muricata var. muricata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Scroll Belt present native