Rhagodia candolleana

Common name: 

Seaberry Saltbush

Family: 

Amaranthaceae
(alternate family: Chenopodiaceae)

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Lowan Mallee, Grampians, Wannon, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland, (BCEJKNPTWXZ) also WA, SA, NSW and Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Coast Banksia woodland, coast dune scrub, saltmarsh1

Flower description:

Inconspicuous white flowers1

Habit:

Dense sprawling shrub to 2 m1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has succulent dark green leaves that are paler on the underside

Images:
Image of Rhagodia candolleana
Image of Rhagodia candolleana
Image of Rhagodia candolleana Image: Gill Brown
Image of Rhagodia candolleana Image: Gill Brown
Image of Rhagodia candolleana Image: Gill Brown
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.