Page author: David Giblin
Salicornia rubra
red glasswort saltwort

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Yukon to California, east to the Rocky Mountains Great Plains, and Great Lakes region.

Habitat: Saline or alkaline soil.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Salicornia rubra A. Nelson
Publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club. 26: 122. 1899.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Salicornia borealis S.L. Wolff & Jefferies
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Salicornia rubra in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Salicornia rubra checklist entry

OregonFlora: Salicornia rubra information

E-Flora BC: Salicornia rubra atlas page

CalPhotos: Salicornia rubra photos

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