Arthrocnemum subterminale

(Parish) Standley

J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 4: 399. 1914. 1914

Illustrated
Basionyms: Salicornia subterminalis Parish Erythrea 6: 87. 1898
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 382. Mentioned on page 377.

Plants forming clumps to 1 m in diam.; persistent woody bases up to 2.5 cm in diam. Stems procumbent to erect, often much-branched, 10–30 cm, fleshy joints bright green, 3–20 × 2–3 mm. Inflorescences of many spikes, 5–35 mm, often with 5–10 sterile segments distally; fertile segments 2–20, 2–3 × 2–3 mm. Flowers: 1.5–2 × 1.2–1.5 mm; anthers 0.5–1 mm. Seeds dark brown, 1–1.4 mm.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–late summer.
Habitat: Salt marshes, depressions in alkali sage scrub
Elevation: 0-100(-400) m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California, Sinaloa, Sonora).

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Peter W. Ball +
(Parish) Standley +
Salicornia subterminalis +
Calif. +, Mexico (Baja California +, Sinaloa +  and Sonora). +
0-100(-400) m +
Salt marshes, depressions in alkali sage scrub +
Flowering late spring–late summer. +
J. Wash. Acad. Sci. +
Illustrated +
Arthrocnemum subterminale +
Arthrocnemum +
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