Bud showing stamen
|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Shrubs & Bushes|
|Family:||Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Kidney Saltbush (Atriplex stipitata)|
|This Photo:||Flower opening|
|Other names:||Mallee Saltbush or Bitter Saltbush|
Thank you Tony and Jenny Dominelli for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Previously we considered these to have swollen fruits, which didn't make much sense.
But of course we now realise they are galls.