Kangaroo Apple
Murray Mallee Region
Kangaroo Apple
Kangaroo Apple (Solanum simile)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Potatoes (Solanales)
Family: Nightshade (Solanaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Kangaroo Apple (Solanum simile)
This Photo:     🔍Leaf🔎
Other name: Oondooroo

Thank you Ralph Foster & Dr Kym Nicolson for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
These can grow to 2m, so the one depicted here is quite young & small at ~0.5m high; after 2 years of fire recovery.

Copyright © 2020-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 05-Sep-2020
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)