Fleshy Saltbush
Structure
Ellura
Fleshy Saltbush
Fruit
 
    
Fleshy Saltbush (Rhagodia crassifolia)Class: Plant (Plantae) - Shrubs & Bushes
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranth (Amaranthaceae)
Species: Fleshy Saltbush (Rhagodia crassifolia)
This Photo:     New & Ripe Fruit

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
As with other saltbushes, the fruit of these is a bright red berry.
Unlike E. tomentosa we believe the green fruit is young, ripening to red.

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 13-Jan-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)