Fleshy Saltbush
New & Ripe Fruit
Ellura
Mealy Saltbush
Medium
 
                      
Fleshy Saltbush (Rhagodia crassifolia)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Shrubs & Bushes     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Betalains (Caryophyllales)
Family: Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae)
Species: Fleshy Saltbush (Rhagodia crassifolia)
This Photo:     Fruit
Synonym: Chenopodium wilsonii

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
As with other saltbushes, the fruit of these is a bright red berry.
Unlike E. tomentosa we believe the green fruit is young, ripening to red.

Copyright © 2013-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 13-Jan-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)