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Arthrocnemum subterminale

Arthrocnemum subterminale (Parish) Standl.

Parish's Glasswort

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot family)

Synonym(s): Salicornia subterminalis

USDA Symbol: ARSU11

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Clumps of fleshly jointed stems up to about 1 foot tall by 3 feet across.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Habitat: Salt marshes, depressions in alkali sage scrub.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW 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.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-10-28
Research By: CBR

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