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Salicornia depressa

Salicornia depressa Standl.

Salicornia europaea sensu Wolff & Jefferies non L.

Salicornia europaea L. var. pachystachya (W.D.J. Koch) Fernald

Salicornia europaea L. var. simplex (Pursh) Fernald

Salicornia maritima auct. non Wolff & Jefferies

Salicornia virginica L.

Slender Glasswort, Samphire, Chicken-claws, Common Glasswort, Sleder Glasswort

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderCaryophyllalesIncludes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants
FamilyAmaranthaceaeAmaranth family
GenusSalicorniaFrom the Greek sal, “salt,” and cornus, ”a horn,” because these are saline plants with hornlike branches
SpeciesdepressaAppearing to be pressed down flat

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Salicornia depressa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 3 Oct 2016.

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Salicornia depressa (Slender Glasswort, Samphire, Chicken-claws, Common Glasswort, Sleder Glasswort)

9/18/2016 · Deer Isle, at Water’s Edge

Salicornia depressa (Slender Glasswort, Samphire, Chicken-claws, Common Glasswort, Sleder Glasswort)

9/18/2016 · Deer Isle, at Water’s Edge

Salicornia depressa (Slender Glasswort, Samphire, Chicken-claws, Common Glasswort, Sleder Glasswort)

9/18/2016 · Edgar M. Tennis Preserve, Deer Isle, ME

Salicornia depressa (Slender Glasswort, Samphire, Chicken-claws, Common Glasswort, Sleder Glasswort)

9/18/2016 · Deer Isle, at Water’s Edge

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