Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3115

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in coastal salt marshes, primarily in salt pannes, 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 (2/8/20):
Salicornia ambigua   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN, APPARENTLY MISAPPLIED TO EAST COAST MATERIAL PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sarcocornia perennis   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

Flora of North America
Sarcocornia pacifica

(?) (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 064-05-003:
Salicornia virginica   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Salicornia perennis

 

COMMON NAME:
Perennial Glasswort, Woody Glasswort, Pickleweed


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