Fleshy Saltbush
New & Ripe Fruit
Mealy Saltbush
Whole, Medium
Fleshy Saltbush (Rhagodia crassifolia)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Shrubs & Bushes
Order: Betalains (Caryophyllales)
Family: Amaranth (Amaranthaceae)
Species: Fleshy Saltbush (Rhagodia crassifolia)
This Photo:     Fruit

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
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, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)