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Salicornia europaea

Glasswort

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  • Salicornia europaea | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Salicornia europaea | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height0.1m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourGreen

Description

Salicornia europaea (Glasswort). This is a succulent plant that is profuse in salt-marshes. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Characteristics

Annual or Biennial, Shrub or Herbaceous

Other common names

Marsh samphire

Origin

Britain & N. Europe

Interest and use

Culinary. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium, Boggy
  • WaterMoist

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