Woolly-fruit Bluebush
In Flower
Woolly-fruit Bluebush
New Growth in Flower
Woolly-fruit Bluebush (Eriochiton sclerolaenoides)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Small Bluebushes & Saltbushes
Order: Betalains (Caryophyllales)
Family: Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae)
Species: Woolly-fruit Bluebush (Eriochiton sclerolaenoides)
This Photo:     In Fruit
Synonym: Maireana sclerolaenoides
Other names: Wooly-fruit Copperburr, Woolly-fruit Copperburr or Woolly Bindii

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Riverland and elsewhere

Similar Species: Cannonball Burr (Dissocarpus paradoxus)

Copyright © 2013-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 02-Aug-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)