|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Shrubs & Bushes|
|Species:||Cottony Saltbush (Chenopodium curvispicatum)|
|Other name:||Cottony Goosefoot|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
Generally more a creeper rather than a bush.
Green to silvery grey leaves which are triangular and shovel shaped.
The fruit is encapsulated in a crystalline (sugary) looking shell that splits open into 5 pieces. As it dries and opens it looks like a red flower with 5 petals.