Plants of
South Australia
Salsola australis
Chenopodiaceae
Tumbleweed,
Buckbush
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Botanical art

Kath Alcock paintings: 13

Prior names

Salsola australis ssp. Strobilifera (R.J.Chinnock 10177)

Salsola australis ssp. Coastal (R.J.Chinnock 10246)

Salsola australis ssp. Compact (R.J.Chinnock 10176)

Salsola tragus

Salsola kali

Salsola australis var. strobilifera

Salsola kali ssp. austroafricana

Salsola kali var. leptophylla

Salsola kali var. strobilifera

Common names

Tumbleweed

Buckbush

Distribution and status

Herbarium regions: North Western, Lake Eyre, Nullarbor, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Yorke Peninsula, Southern Lofty, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern, Green Adelaide
NRM regions: Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Alinytjara Wilurara, Eyre Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
AVH map: SA distribution map (external link)