Salicornia rubra A.Nelson

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Salicornia rubra A.Nelson

  • Description

    Species Description - Slender annual 1–2.5 dm; scales below the spike acutish, those of the spikes blunt or rounded; spikes very numerous, 1–5 cm, the joints 2–2.5 × 2–3 mm; central fl broadly rounded above the cuneate base, reaching nearly or quite to the node above, the lateral ones obliquely ovate; seeds 1–1.2 mm; 2n=18. Saline soil; w. Minn. to Sask. and w. Kans., w. to B.C. and Nev.

  • Common Names

    western glasswort