Salsola tragus subsp. tragus
Spreading, erect to rounded, succulent annual, herb, 0.4-0.6 m high. A little bristly on leaf edges and stems. Leaves alternate and numerous, 5-40mm long, 0.5-6 mm wide, succulent, round to triangular in cross-section, and spine-tipped. Flowers tiny, greenish, without stalk, single in joins between leaf and stem. Fruiting perianth has fan-shaped wings 3-5 mm wide.
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Prickly rounded herb to 0.6 m.
Perennial. Introduced from Europe. Widespread in slightly saline areas.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia