Australian Native Plants

Australian Native Plants - Amaranths





Atriplex amnicola
(Swamp Saltbush)
Atriplex amnicola
Height
 0.3m - 1.7m
Spread
 to 4m
The Swamp Saltbush ranges in form from prostrate to erect shrub. The branches spread along the ground, and may take root. The leaves are bluish-green and covered in fine silver hairs. Male and female flowers are borne on separate plants. Male... Read more >
Atriplex cinerea
(Coast Saltbush)
Atriplex cinerea
Height
 1m - 2m
Spread
 2m - 3m
The Coast Saltbush is a dense shrub. There are separate male and female plants. Female flowers are cream and produced in clusters. Male flowers are small and purplish-green. Read more >
Atriplex vesicaria
(Bladder Saltbush)
Atriplex vesicaria
Height
 0.5m - 1m
Spread
 1m - 2m
The Bladder Saltbush is a dense shrub with greyish succulent oval leaves oval leaves 5mm - 25mm long. Small clusters of flowers are produced in at various times throughout the year. Read more >
Ptilotus obovatus
(Silver-tails)
Ptilotus obovatus
Height
 1m
Spread
 1m
Silver-tails is a dense shrub or sub-shrub growing to one metre tall. The leaves are elliptical and grow to about 4cm long and 2 cm wide. It produces round clusters of pink tipped white flowers in winter, spring and summer, although flowering period... Read more >
Sarcocornia quinqueflora
(Beaded Samphire)
Sarcocornia quinqueflora
Height
 0.1m - 0.5m
Spread
 0.5m
Beaded Samphire is a perennial succulent or sub-shrub growing to about half a metre in height but often forms a low spreading groundcover. The fleshy stems are segmented into cylindrical or barrel-shaped segments and it has no leaves. The flowers... Read more >
Tecticornia arbuscula
(Shrubby Glasswort)
Tecticornia arbuscula
Height
 0.3m - 2m
Shrubby Glasswort is an upright or spreading coastal shrub growing to about two metres in height. The branches are brown with succulent branchlets made up of green segments that grow up to about 1 cm in length. The flowers are very small and white... Read more >
Tecticornia pergranulata
(Blackseed Samphire)
Tecticornia pergranulata
Height
 1m
Blackseed Samphire is a dense succulent sub-shrub that grows to about one metre in height, but often less. The stems are woody and segmented without leaves, Branchlets are made of small bead shaped segments about 3mm long. The small flowers grow on... Read more >