Einadia polygonoides (Murr) Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Synonyms: Chenopodium polygonoides (Murr) Aellen APNI*
Description: Prostrate or twining perennial or annual herb.
Lower leaves hastate or lanceolate, usually < 20 mm long; upper leaves lanceolate.
Inflorescences spike-like or reduced to axillary clusters. Flowers bisexual; stamens 1 or rarely 2.
Fruit with a loose pericarp, dry at maturity.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heavy soils of higher rainfall areas of the inland and coast.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, CT, NWS, CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld S.A.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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