Einadia trigonos

Family Chenopodiaceae

Fishweed

Perennial prostrate herb spreading to 2 m, taproot 1 mm diameter with fine fibrous roots. Longevity 2 - 5 years.

Flowers: April.

Fruit: Dry with a loose, persisitent pericarp.

Seed: One seed per fruit. Locally dispersed.

Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout

Ecology

  • Open forest and disturbed sites.
  • Common in woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden.
  • Seedlings noted in burnt and unburnt areas after rain.
  • Resprouts after fire.

Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland

Einadia trigonos plant

Einadia trigonos

Einadia trigonos seed