Atriplex elachophylla F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Low spreading annual, monoecious.
Leaves obovate to elliptic, to 35 mm long, apex acute to obtuse, margins entire to sinuate; petiolate.
Flowers axillary, solitary or in clusters. Fruiting bracteoles truncate, 3–5-lobed at the apex with a swollen lower portion, to c. 3 mm long (rarely longer), subsessile; appendages 0–3, small, tooth-like, on each bracteole; usually some appendages present.
Distribution and occurrence: in a wide range of habitats in drier inland areas.
NSW subdivisions: NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. S.A. N.T.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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