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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Salicornia depressa

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Perennial Glasswort, Woody Glasswort, Samphire, American Glasswort


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