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Barrier Saltbush

The berries on Barrier Saltbush (Enchylaena tomentosa), which we mentioned about a month back, are at their best right now. The colourful orange/red berries are about as plentiful as they get, are looking plump, and are just starting to show signs that they will soon be shrivelling up.

Minim Cove Park

Barrier Saltbush

There is plenty of this low growing Barrier Saltbush (Enchylaena tomentosa) in the native garden overlooking the Swan River at Minim Cove, in Perth’s western suburbs. 20 more words


Monday, 5th January 2015

Tumbleweed, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈtʌmb(ə)lwiːd/
Etymology: < tumble v. + weed n.

1. Name in U.S. for various plants which form a globular bush which in late summer is broken off and rolled about by the wind; a rolling weed. 9 more words