Common Glasswort

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    Common Glasswort @ Hokkaido heritage Wakka Natural Flower Garden
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    Common Glasswort @ Hokkaido heritage Wakka Natural Flower Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Common Glasswort
Formal Name
Salicornia europaea
Alias
Salicornia herbacea, common glasswort
Habitat
Polar areas of Eurasia
Morph
annual grass

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What is Common Glasswort

Common Glasswort, scientific name:Salicornia europaea , is an annual grass of the genus Salicornia , Department of Amaranthaceae native to boreal regions such as Europe, Asia and North America. Salicornia and called in Japan, was first found in the salt marshes of akkeshi in Kushiro, etc.. Plants like asparagus with many sections, boiled in Europe, as well as the asparagus stalks and leaves, eaten as a vegetable. That looks like a coral colored autumn branches stems from the dark reddish-purple, also called glassworts (Coral grass). Flowers inconspicuous at all in white grain. Leaves are small membranous tube degenerates.

Common name: Common Glasswort,
scientific name:Salicornia europaea,
also known as: glasswort,
origin: Europe, Asia, In boreal regions of North America the distribution destination: Japan, akkeshi (Kushiro), height: 10-30 cm, stem and branch colors: green-red (fall), ornamental period: September-in October, has a cylindrical stem, stems from opposite number of branches and branch out large sections. Sections and dimple on both sides of a flower by 3. Places of large white flowers, flowers leaves: Flake degeneration, flowers: spikes, flower color: rice, axil, flowering period: August-September, perianth: devolution, the sepals are developed, uses: ornamental, vegetable, eat boiled leaves and stems

Detailed information

Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Amaranthaceae
Genus
Salicornia
Species
S. europaea
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Broad ovate Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Beachfoliage plant
Color
White
Season
AugSepOct
Height
10 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter
0.3 ~ 0.3

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