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Salicornia

Salicornia quinqueflora

Description:

It is a species of succulent halophytic coastal shrub. It occurs in wetter coastal areas. It grows as an erect perennial up to 50 centimetres high. The flowers are hermaphrodite. The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in saline soils. It requires moist soil.The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.

Habitat:

Humedales Mar Menor, Marina de El Carmolí, cartagena (Spain)

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3 Comments

Isabela
Isabela 9 years ago

Lo mismo me ha pasado a mí. No me había fijado en lo bonita que es esta planta.

marta vázquez
marta vázquez 9 years ago

Gracias, Eulalia. Hice la foto esta mañana y a pesar de estar viéndola toda mi vida no tenía ni idea de nada de ella hasta que he buscado información.

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 9 years ago

Qué bonita, en flor y todo!!

marta vázquez
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marta vázquez

Cartagena, Murcia, Spain

Spotted on Aug 24, 2011
Submitted on Aug 24, 2011

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