Soutbossie

Soutbossie.Soutbossie
Name
Soutbossie
Latin Name
Bassia diffusa - was classified as Chenolea diffusa with some still using this classification
Habitat
The Soutbossie grows high on estuarine shores, in sandy areas that lie close to, or just above, the high-tide level.
Description
The Soutbossie has short underground stems with upright branches surrounded by grey-green succulent leaves with a velvety texture. Size: 10 cm.
Field Notes
The name Soutbossie is Afrikaans for ‘little salt bush’ which relates to the plants presence on the shores of estuaries.
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