Scale bar is 1cm.


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Saltbushes are members of the Chenopodiaceae. They often have mealy-white scales on the stems, leaves or flowers. The petals are inconspicuous.

saltbush Hastate Orache (*Atriplex prostrata) Erect or prostrate. Common in wetlands. Introduced.
saltbush Berry Saltbush (Atriplex semibaccata) Prostrate. Small reddish berries. Northern areas.
saltbush Fat Hen (Chenopodium album) Plant mealy. Common weed.
saltbush Sowbane (Chenopodium murale) Plant mealy. Common weed.
saltbush Small Crumbweed (Chenopodium pumilio) Prostrate. Small toothed leaves. Mod common.
saltbush Stinking Goosefoot (Chenopodium vulvaria) Plant prostrate. Evil smelling. Rare.
saltbush Glaucous Goosefoot (Chenopodium glaucum) Plant prostrate. Wetlands. Uncommon.
saltbush Saloop (Einadia hastata) Mat forming. Moderately common.
saltbush Nodding Saltbush (Einadia nutans) Leaves often with basal lobes. Moderately common.
saltbush Ruby Saltbush (Enchylaena tomentosa) Leaves succulent, sausage-shaped. Uncommon.
saltbush Wingless Bluebush (Maireana enchylaenoides) Leaves succulent, sausage-shaped. Uncommon.