Common Name

Swamp Bluebush




Shrub or perennial forb to 50cm tall. Leaves succulent, alternating up the stems, almost cylindrical to flat, 0.3-1cm long, hairless, with blunt tips. Flowers small (less than 3mm across), solitary at the bases of the leaves. Fruiting body hairless, wing narrow, occasionally not fully developed, with one radial slit. Centre of the fruiting body pale brown to grey, the wing dark brown, occasionally light brown.

Description and photo (page 270) and line drawing of the fruiting body (Fig. 47-19 page 271) 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