Australian Native Plants

  Atriplex cinerea (Coast Saltbush)


Atriplex cinerea photo
Atriplex cinerea Williamstown, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




COAST SALTBUSH FACTS

distribution map showing range of Atriplex cinerea in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Coast Saltbush

Description
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.

Height
1m - 2m

Spread
2m - 3m

Distribution
New South Wales, Victoria., South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania.,

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Caryophyllales
Family:Chenopodaceae
Genus:Atriplex
Species:cinerea
Common Name:Coast Saltbush


Relatives in same Genus
  Atriplex amnicola
  Atriplex vesicaria