Rhagodia spinescens R.Br.

Spiny Saltbush

Shrub to 2 m tall. Branches spreading, often spiny. Leaves broad, variable but mostly arrow-shaped leaves. Fruit pink or red.

WA to NT


R. candolleana Moq. also occasionally cultivated, has leaves with a silvery sheen and branches without spines.

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Chenopodiaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Caryophyllanae
order      Caryophyllales
family       Chenopodiaceae
genus        Rhagodia R.Br.