Atriplex australasica Moq. APNI*
Description: Annual to 40 cm high, monoecious.
Lower leaves triangular, often hastate, upper leaves ovate; lamina to 5 cm long, margins entire to sinuate; petiole to 2 cm.
Inflorescence spike-like or the flowers in axillary clusters. Fruiting bracteoles triangular, 5–6 mm long, entire.
Distribution and occurrence: along the coasts of SE Aust.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. S.A.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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