A short lived perennial prostrate, spreading, groundcover up to 0.1 – 0.5m high and 1.8m wide.
Leaves are grey-green in colour.
Flowers most of the year. The female flowers develop into succulent square/diamond shaped red berries.
Occurs naturally throughout the avon region from north of Geraldton to Esperance.
Grows on a variety of fresh to slightly saline soils.
Slightly waterlogging and salt tolerant and very drought tolerant.
It has dense foliage that covers the ground, acting as a green mulch that provides protection for both the soil and fauna.
The seeds are an important food source of insects, birds and small marsupials.