Small-winged Bindyi
White Head
Ellura
Grey Bindyi
Whole, large & sprawling
 
    
Small-winged Bindyi (Sclerolaena brachyptera)Class: Plant (Plantae) - Small Bluebush & Saltbush
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranth (Amaranthaceae)
Species: Small-winged Bindyi (Sclerolaena brachyptera)
This Photo:     Flower & Leaf

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
A small woolly bindyi with tiny flowers. Bindyi's are not renowned for their beauty, but this one is an exception.
The tops, or heads, always look brilliant white due to the mass of silvery hairs crowning the stems.

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 21-Aug-2013
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)