Common Name

Mealy Saltbush




Annual forb or shrub to 30cm tall.  Leaves 1-2cm long and almost as broad, flat, hairy and scurfy, margins entire or toothed, tips pointed.  Flowers small (less than 3mm across), male and female flowers on the same plant, in clusters at the bases of the leaves.  Rare Vic.

Description and photo (page 243) and line drawing of fruiting body (Fig. 44-23 page 242) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales

PlantNET description with line drawing of fruiting body