Common Name

Sandhill Saltbush




Short lived perennial forb or shrub to 1m tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, 1-4cm long, scaly to scurfy, sometimes hairy, toothed. Male and female flowers on the same plant. Flowers small (less than 3mm across), in clusters of male flowers or a mixture of male and female flowers, or forming interruped spikes, at the bases of the leaves.

Description and photo in GM Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and JH Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 246

PlantNET description with photo of dried plant and line drawing of fruiting body