Radiate Bluebush
Fruit Stem
Ellura
Rohrlach's Bluebush
Whole
 
                      
Radiate Bluebush (Maireana radiata)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Shrubs & Bushes
Order: Betalains (Caryophyllales)
Family: Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Radiate Bluebush (Maireana radiata)
This Photo:     🔍Mature Fruit goes Red🔎
Synonym: Kochia radiata
Other name: Grey Bluebush

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

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

Copyright © 2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 24-Sep-2022
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)