Seeds of South Australia
Maireana oppositifolia (Chenopodiaceae)
Heathy Bluebush
List of species for Maireana
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Nullarbor, Gairdner-Torrens, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Yorke Peninsula, Southern Lofty, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern
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
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Bridgewater (NCP01)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [edge of range]
Tintinara (NCP04) 
 Near Threatened   (Probable Increase)   [needs salt]
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Least Concern   [likes embankments; localised; undercollected]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Least Concern   [likes embankments; undercollected]
Southern Yorke (EYB01)Eyre Yorke Block
 Least Concern
St Vincent (EYB02) 
 Least Concern
Eyre Hills (EYB03) 
 Least Concern
Talia (EYB04) 
 Least Concern
Eyre Mallee (EYB05) 
 Least Concern
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [limit of suitable habitat; edge of range; grows in samphire]
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Least Concern
Myall Plains (GAW01)Gawler
 Near Threatened
Gawler Volcanics (GAW02) 
 Near Threatened
Gawler Lakes (GAW03) 
 Least Concern
Arcoona Plateau (GAW04) 
 Near Threatened
Roxby (GAW07) 
 Near Threatened   [edge of range; undercollected; coastal sp.]
Commonwealth Hill (GAW08) 
 Least Concern   [edge of range; fringes salt lakes]
Maralinga (GVD03)Great Victoria Desert
 Least Concern
Yellabinna (GVD06) 
 Near Threatened
Nullarbor Plain (NUL02)Nullarbor
 Least Concern
Yalata (NUL03) 
 Least Concern
Hampton (HAM01)Hampton
 Least Concern
IBRA regions
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2 of 4 subregionsNaracoorte Coastal PlainNear Threatened
, Rare
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)KanmantooLeast Concern
  [likes embankments; localised; undercollected]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty BlockLeast Concern
  [likes embankments; undercollected]
5 of 5 subregionsEyre Yorke BlockLeast Concern
2 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionLeast Concern
, Rare
6 of 8 subregionsGawlerLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
2 of 4 subregionsGreat Victoria DesertLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
2 of 3 subregionsNullarborLeast Concern
Hampton (HAM01)HamptonLeast Concern
RSCA map:
Regional Species Conservation Assessments per IBRA subregion. Please click the thumbnail map.
AVH map:
Australian distribution map (external link)
SA Census:
Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Maireana]
SA Flora:
Flora of South Australia Edition 5
Name derivation:
Oppositifolia from the Latin 'oppositus' meaning standing against or opposed and 'folium' meaning a leaf; referring to the leaves arranged opposite each other.