Branch. Photo: Glen Leiper, Jacobs Well, Qld

Flower groups and leaves. Photo: Glen Leiper, Jacobs Well, Qld

Plant. Photo: Glen Leiper, Kinkuna, Qld

Common Name

Red Crumbweed




Annual or short lived perennial forb, prostrate.  Leaves alternating up the stems, 0.4-1cm long, 2-4mm wide, flat, hairless, with rounded tips.  Flowers tiny (less than 3mm across), in clusters of 10-30 at the bases of the leaves.

Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 264

PlantNET description with line drawings and photo of dried plants: