154988 COMMON GLASSWORT Salicornia europaea (Chenopodiaceae) Height to 30cm
Fleshy, yellowish green annual that fancifully recalls a miniature cactus. Often appears segmented. Entirely coastal. A classic saltmarsh plant that tolerates tidal immersion in seawater. FLOWERS are tiny; appear at stem junctions, of equal size and in 3s, (Aug-Sep). FRUITS are minute seeds. LEAVES are small, paired and fleshy. STATUS-Locally abundant.