May to September

Salsola kali (Chenopodiaceae)


Prickly Saltwort

Erect or sprawling annual to 60cm with ribbed stems and leaves ending in a sharp prickle. Flowers 5-merous, white or pinkish, solitary or 2-3 together. Common on sandy coastal areas or waste ground.

See also: S. kali ssp. ruthenica

Corallia 10.9.2003.