Paul G. Wilson, Nuytsia 4:53 (1982).
Synonymy: Chenopodium ulicinum Gand., Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 66:224 (1919).
Common name: Spiny goosefoot.
Dense intricately branched spinescent shrub 0.5-1 m high; leaves alternate, often clustered, fleshy, elliptic, 2-5 mm long, closely mealy with vesicular hairs.
Berry at first enveloped by the perianth; seed c. 1.5 mm diam.; testa smooth to minutely granular.
||Rhagodia ulicina twig
Image source: fig. 164h in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Cunningham et al. (1982) Plants of western New South Wales, p.263, as Chenopodium ulicinum.
usually found in rocky situations or over limestone.
S.Aust.: LE, NU, GT, FR, EA, EP, MU. W.Aust.; N.S.W.; Vic.
Flowering time: Flowers and/or fruits: all months.
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