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Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

A common plant of saltmarshes



Common Name Glasswort
Scientific Name Salicornia dolichostachya
Species Group Goosefoot Family Amaranthaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Goosefoot family - Chenopodiaceae
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group Green
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for A small branched fleshy plant like a small cactus! Turns red later
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Goosefoot Family Amaranthaceae