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Batis maritima L.
Seaside saltwort, Turtleweed
USDA Symbol: BAMA5
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
AL , CA , FL , GA , HI , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX Native Habitat:
Marshes, Tidal flats, lagoons USDA Native Status: L48(N), HI(I), PR(N), VI(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Soil Description: Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay, Saline tolerant
BenefitUse Wildlife: Fruit-birds, Fruit-mammals, Nesting site
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CA
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1094
Collected 2011-09-07 in Cameron County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff