Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Atriplex nummularia Lindl. subsp. nummularia 
CHENOPODIACEAE
bluegreen saltbush, oldman saltbush
Invasive, Potential problem species
Origin: Central and South East Australia
Growth Form: Shrub
Plant Description: Plant: Erect shrub 1–2(–3) m high with many creamy-white stems from the base. Leaves: Greyish or bluish-green, scaly, blade about as long as broad, margin entire or serrated. Flowers: Greyish to yellowish, minute, in compact, terminal, drooping clusters, September–January (–all year). Fruit: Utricles, 5 mm across, grey-green turning pink or straw-coloured, papery or corky, one-seeded.
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Comments: Suspected/Possible
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