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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Salicornia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Salicornia perennis Mill.
Habit: Subshrub. Stem: woody stem +- prostrate, matted to 1 m diam; flowering stems erect, few-branched, 10--20 cm. Inflorescence: spikes 10--25 mm, 2.9--4.4 mm wide, longest with 7--14 fertile nodes. Flower: central flowers 1.3--2.7 mm wide, separating lateral flowers; anthers 0.8--1 mm wide, dehiscing after exsertion. Seed: 1.1--1.3 mm, hairy, longest hairs > 0.1 mm, hooked, curved. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Salt marshes; Elevation: < 20 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska. Flowering Time: Aug--Oct Note: Possibly a northern variant of Salicornia pacifica. Occasionally misidentified as Salicornia virginica.
Synonyms: Sarcocornia perennis (Mill.) A.J. Scott
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter W. Ball
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Salicornia pacifica
Next taxon: Salicornia rubra
Citation for this treatment: Peter W. Ball 2016. Salicornia perennis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=42668, accessed on May 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 24, 2016.