PRICKLY SALTWORT FACTS
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This prickly perennial shrub grows up to 1 m tall.
The plant's leaves are alternate, narrow, linear, cylindrical with sharp pointed ends, and are usually less than 1 cm long.
Its flowers are white with a tinge of green, insignificant, solitary and grow in the leaf axil.
Prickly saltwort flowers from September to March.
The plant grows on the edge of saltmarsh and in dunal areas.
Widespread throughout all mainland states, also found in Tasmania
|Common Name:||Prickly Saltwort|