Suaeda maritima

Common name: 

Seablite

Family: 

Amaranthaceae
(alternate family: Chenopodiaceae)

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Murray Mallee, Riverina (ALQ) also naturalised in NSW

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

Roadsides and saltmarshes1

Flower description:

Small green flowers1

Habit:

Annual herb to 1 m tall1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves dull grey-green and tinged pink1

Images:
Image of Suaeda maritima
Image of Suaeda maritima
Conservation status:

Introduced

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria