Prodr. 406 (1810) APNI
Prostrate, often mat-forming perennial, monoecious. Leaves subsessile, broadly rhombic-ovate, to 7 mm long, silvery and somewhat shining. Male flowers in small dense clusters in upper leaf axils or terminal, female flowers solitary or in few-flowered clusters in lower axils. Fruiting bracteoles ovate or elliptic, 1–1.5 mm long, closely enclosing seed, often minutely crystalline, united except at apex which is sometimes obscurely tridentate. Fruits mainly Oct.–Apr.
LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, RobP, Wim. Also WA, SA, Qld, NSW. Occurs in the far northwest (Wyperfeld and Hattah National Parks, Mildura, Lake Powell), usually on silty soils near lake margins.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|