Genus: Salicornia

glasswort

This key includes both annual and perennial species, whereas some other floras put perennial species in the genus Sarcocornia. Genetic evidence does not support this division. Use fresh material to make measurements. References: Wolff and Jefferies (1987), Ball (2003a, 2003b).

Family

Amaranthaceae (amaranth and goosefoot family)

This Genus’s Species in New England:

Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key