Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Sarcocornia
Family: Chenopodiaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
perennis
NOTES

A sprawling, mat-forming, jointed, perennial to 30 cm with erect stems. The leaves are reduced to a membranous collar.


AUTHORITY
(Mill.) A.J.Scott
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Dwarf shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The minute green flowers are embedded in a thickened section at the end of the stem and are borne in clusters of 3-5
Colour: Green
Common Name
Saltwort
Habitat
NOTES: Grows along the river and in salt marshes where it is often inundated by the high tide
HABITAT NAME: Riverside
Uses
None known
None
Months
January
February
March
April
May
June
Synonyms for Species
Arthrocnemum ambiguum
Salicornia ambigua
Salicornia perennis
Salicornia radicans
Arthrocnemum perenne
Arthrocnemum variiflorum



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