Caustic Spurge
Over-ripe Fruit
Clustered Lawrencia
Remaining Leaves
Clustered Lawrencia (Lawrencia glomerata)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Other Small Plants
Order: Malvales
Family: Mallow (Malvaceae)
Species: Clustered Lawrencia (Lawrencia glomerata)
This Photo:     Dried Whole Plant
Other name: Small golden-spike

Thank you Glenys & Graham Pearce for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
A small plant that dies off in the summer heat.
Seedlings look like Corrugated Sida, but with less lobes on the leaves.
Overall it looks a bit like a Chenopod, and hence hard to identify.

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 08-Nov-2012
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)