Australian Systematic Botany 20: 328 (2007) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Erect shrub to c. 1 m high. Spikes to c. 1 cm long (in Victorian specimens), mainly spreading from main branches on short lateral branches; flowers fused to each other and bract above, truncate at apex; lower perianth lobe small or thinly membranous and inconspicuous; mature fruiting perianth and spikes long-persistent on branches. Flowers mainly Mar.–Aug.
MuF, MuM, VRiv. Also WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW. In Victoria apparently confined to margins of salt lakes and marshes in the Sea Lake, Swan Hill and Kerang regions. Usually occupying the outer zone of saltmarsh communities.
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