Einadia nutans. nodding saltbush

Family Chenopodiaceae
Description Sprawling subshrub forming a dense mat. Will climb low fences and shrubs.
Flowering Time summer
Distribution & Botanical Details Click Here
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
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