Common name: Ruby salt bush
Description: A hardy shrub with small succulent leaves. Flowers in summer/autumn with succulent fruit/berries that vary from yellow, orange and red.
Growing and distribution: Pruning this species is a good idea to maintain new growth. Tends to get a bit woody otherwise.
Beneficial Attributes: Used for body paint for children. Ate the seeds and sweet fruits. Fruit was soaked in water to make a drink. Birds and insects eat the fruit and disperse the seed.