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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Salicornia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Salicornia rubra A. Nelson
Habit: Annual 5--25 cm. Stem: +- erect, generally branched; leaf, bract tips obtuse to +- acute, not sharp. Inflorescence: 5--30(50) mm, 1.8--3.2 mm wide, fertile nodes 4--10(19); internodes widest distally, length >= width; lateral flowers meeting below central flower, << central flower. Flower: anthers 0.2--0.4 mm, generally dehiscing inside flower, generally not exserted. Seed: 1--2 mm, hairs +- 0.1 mm, hooked, curved. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Salt marshes, alkaline soils; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, Michigan, New Mexico, eastern Canada. Flowering Time: Aug--Oct Note: Occasionally misidentified as Salicornia europaea.
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter W. Ball
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Salicornia perennis
Next taxon: Salsola
Citation for this treatment: Peter W. Ball 2016. Salicornia rubra, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=42661, accessed on April 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 30, 2016.