Hairy Anchor Plant
A rigid branched shrub to 1 m high. Smooth hairless branches with tiny narrow green leaves (often shed) at the base of large opposite spines. Single clusters of small white flowers are found at the base of the leaves, often on the underside.
|Former Scientific Name||
Large opposite spines.
Perennial. Basalt soils near watercourses. Palatable to stock and native animals. A riverine species whose habitat has been invaded by woody exotics.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia