In Flower, Profile
Mature Flower
Rabbit-tails (Ptilotus seminudus)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Small Bluebushes & Saltbushes
Order: Betalains (Caryophyllales)
Family: Amaranth (Amaranthaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Rabbit-tails (Ptilotus seminudus)
This Photo:     Young Flower

Thank you Dr Timothy Hammer for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Very variable in colour; from bright green to deep red.
Main difference with Pussy Tails is the leaf shape.

Copyright © 2012-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-Oct-2012
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)