Suaeda linearis (Elliott) Moq.

  • 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

    Suaeda linearis (Elliott) Moq.

  • Description

    Species Description - Erect or ascending; 2–8 dm, usually much- branched; lvs dark green, plano-convex, the primary ones to 4 cm, the rameal ones progressively shorter; spikes often elongate, usually dense; bracts 4–7 mm; cal at maturity 2 mm wide, sep narrowly keeled; seeds 1–1.5 mm wide; 2n=54. Coastal salt-marshes; Me. to Tex. and W.I. (Dondia l.)

  • Common Names

    southern blite-blite