Common name: Frosted Goosefoot
Chenopodium desertorum subsp. rectum Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Description: Hairs on perianth dull, vesicular, grey to white. Plant erect; leaves 5–20 mm long; flowers 1–2 mm diam.; inflorescence usually exceeding terminal leaves. Branches rigid; leaves to 10 mm long, circular to obovate, sparsely mealy; flowers c. 1 mm diam., sparsely to moderately covered with sessile vesicular hairs.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: SWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Vic. W.A. S.A. N.T.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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