Alternanthera angustifolia R.Br. APNI*
Description: Prostrate to ascending ephemeral herb with stems glabrous to loosely hairy.
Leaves glabrous, lanceolate to narrow-obovate, 1–2 cm long, to 3 mm wide.
Inflorescence globose or ovoid, sometimes clustered, 0.5–1 cm long, rachis hairy. Bracts narrow, acute. Perianth segments lanceolate, 2.5–4 mm long, acute. Mostly in inland dry areas.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: CWS, NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: S.A. N.T.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs & L. Lapinpuro
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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