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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Salsola kali var. kali   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Salsola kali ssp. kali   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Kali tragus ssp. tragus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Salsola kali ssp. kali

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of Virginia (Weakley, Ludwig & Townsend, 2012)
Salsola kali

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 064-07-001:
Salsola kali   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Salsola kali var. kali

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Salsola kali

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Saltwort


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Salsola kali var. kali   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Salsola kali ssp. kali   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Kali tragus ssp. tragus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Salsola kali ssp. kali

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of Virginia (Weakley, Ludwig & Townsend, 2012)
Salsola kali

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 064-07-001:
Salsola kali   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Salsola kali var. kali

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Salsola kali

 

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3808

Forb
Annual

Generally considered to be introduced in North America but it may well be native

Rare

Habitat: Upper beaches, fore-dunes, and island-end flats, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Leaves with a strong apical spine ("mucro")

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Green
Bisexual
5 sepals
Petals absent
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Utricle

 

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