BEADED SAMPHIRE FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Beaded Glasswort, Glasswort
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 are not very noticeable and are produced from between stem segments at the ends of the branches. The flowers are followed by spongy fruit about 8mm long.
0.1m - 0.5m
found around salt lakes and saltpans
Sarcocornia quinqueflora is found in Victoria, eastern New South Wales and eastern Queensland and south west of Western Australia from around Shark Bay to Esperance.
|Common Name:||Beaded Samphire|