Small-winged Bindyi
White Head
Ellura
Grey Bindyi
Large & sprawling
 
                      
Small-winged Bindyi (Sclerolaena brachyptera)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Small Bluebushes & Saltbushes
Order: Betalains (Caryophyllales)
Family: Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae)
Species: Small-winged Bindyi (Sclerolaena brachyptera)
This Photo:     Flower & Leaf

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
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 © 2013-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 21-Aug-2013
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)