Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2321

Subshrub
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Common in GA, uncommon in SC

Look for it in brackish marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Fall

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Batis maritima   FAMILY Bataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Batis maritima   FAMILY Bataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 065-01-001:
Batis maritima   FAMILY Bataceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Saltwort, Beachwort, Batis, Turtleweed