Einadia nutans. nodding saltbush

Family Chenopodiaceae
Description Sprawling subshrub forming a dense mat. Will climb low fences and shrubs.
Flowering Time summer
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Very widespread in many communities.
Soil Types Generally on heavier soils.
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Very useful species for direct seeding on hostile sites. Colonisers bare ground rapidly but also long-lived as an understory component under large trees. Fleshy fruits important food source for birds and animals.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Attractive in fruit and useful dense groundcover under trees.
Other Values
Tolerances
Water Deficit high
Compaction average
Waterlogging average
Shade high
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
Average no. Seeds per Gram 1000
Viability Period not known
Dormancy none
Treatment none required
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees not known
Direct Seeding easy