Common Glasswort

Salicornia europaea

  • Common Glasswort
  • Common Glasswort
  • Common Glasswort
  • Common Glasswort
  • Flower name
    Common Glasswort
  • Scientific name
    Salicornia europaea
  • Aliasサンゴソウ, Salicornia herbacea, シーアスパラ, 厚岸草, 珊瑚草, common glasswort
  • Place of originPolar areas of Eurasia
  • Place of floweringSeashore, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October

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


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Amaranthaceae
  • Genus
    Salicornia
  • Species
    S. europaea
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeannual grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.3 cm

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