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Salicornia rubra

Salicornia rubra A. Nelson

Red swampfire

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)

Synonym(s): Salicornia europaea ssp. rubra, Salicornia europaea var. prona

USDA Symbol: SARU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf: Green
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jul

Distribution

USA: CA , CO , CT , ID , KS , MN , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: NS

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: High

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Salicornia rubra in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salicornia rubra in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Salicornia rubra

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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