Yanga Bush, Eastern Cotton Bush, Bluebush, Short-leaf Bluebush, Small-leaf Bluebush, Cottonbush, Blue Bush.
Maireana brevifolia, Maireana breviflora.
Up to 1.5m.
Presence in Australia
Noted west of the Olympic Highway.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, Vic, SA, NT, WA.
Various habitats, including grasslands and woodlands, often on poorer, heavier soils.
Low-growing hardy perennials less than 1.5m high.
From seed or cuttings. Seed may lose viability after a year or so.
Coloniser for saline soils.
Planted for fodder (provides good grazing and recovers well from it) and for reclaiming saline areas.