atriplex semi
atriplex semibaccata

atriplex semibaccata (creeping saltbush)

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Product Description

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.

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