Taxon  Report   3919 
Glaux maritima  L.  (not an active name)
Sea milk wort,  Sea milkwort
Glaux maritima
© 2009 Phil Pullen
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Glaux maritima, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Glaux maritima
© 2007 Steve Matson
Genus: Glaux
Coastal Salt Marsh, Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Glaux maritima ssp. obtusifolia
PLANTS: Glaux maritima var. angustifolia
PLANTS: Glaux maritima var. macrophylla
PLANTS: Glaux maritima var. obtusifolia
PLANTS: Lysimachia maritima
NOTE: Glaux maritima is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 20, 2018).

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