Spiny Saltbush
Fruit Dispersed
Murray Mallee Region
Twiggy Lignum
Habit & Size
Twiggy Lignum (Muehlenbeckia diclina)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Shrubs & Bushes
Order: Betalains (Caryophyllales)
Family: Knotweed (Polygonaceae)
Species: Twiggy Lignum (Muehlenbeckia diclina)
This Photo:     Flowering
Synonym: Muehlenbeckia diclina ssp diclina
Other name: Weeping Lignum

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
There seems to be a change in that the sub-species isn't recognised any more, with some movement of Muehlenbeckia genus to Duma.

Copyright © 2020 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Sep-2020
This species is classed as VU (Vulnerable) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)