OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Batis maritima   FAMILY Bataceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Batis maritima   FAMILY Bataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 065-01-001:
Batis maritima   FAMILY Bataceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Saltwort, Beachwort, Batis, Turtleweed


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image of Batis maritima, Saltwort, Beachwort, Batis, Turtleweed

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbmaritima_hutch1

June    Colleton County    SC

Among the few species that can tolerate the high salinity of salt flats, per Wildflowers of the Carolina Lowcountry.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Batis maritima   FAMILY Bataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Batis maritima   FAMILY Bataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 065-01-001:
Batis maritima   FAMILY Bataceae

 

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2321

Subshrub
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Habitat: Brackish marshes, "Batis flats", other salt flats, mangroves, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Fall

 

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