Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1295

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in salt pannes in coastal marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple - scale-like, small, connate
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Petals absent
1-2 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Utricle

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Salicornia virginica   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Salicornia depressa   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 064-05-002:
Salicornia europaea   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Salicornia virginica

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Salicornia depressa

 

COMMON NAME:
Perennial Glasswort, Woody Glasswort, Samphire