Family: Chenopodiaceae (Saltbush family).
Native of Australia.
Occurrence: A grassland plant of the northern plains.
Ruby Saltbush makes an attractive garden plant, and can be used as a ground cover.
The fleshy, almost circular-section leaves, the semi-prostrate habit, and the red fruit are distinctive feature, and separates it from other saltbushes.
Name. Enchylaena meaning fleshy or succulent cloak; tomentosa: densely covered with short matted hairs.