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PRICKLY SALTWORT Salsola kali (Chenopodiaceae) Height to 50cm. Spiky-looking, prickly annual that is typical of sandy beaches, usually growing near the strandline. Occasionally found beside regularly salted roads inland. FLOWERS are tiny and yellowish, appearing at leaf bases (Jul-Oct). FRUITS are similar to flowers. LEAVES are swollen, flattened-cylindrical and spiny-tipped. STATUS-Locally common.
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