Taxon  Report   3612 
Frankenia salina  (Molina) I.M. Johnston
Alkali heath,  Alkali seaheath, Yerba reuma, alkali heath
Frankenia salina
© 2009 Robert Steers
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Frankenia salina
© 2002 Franco Folini
Frankenia salina
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Frankenia salina, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Frankenia salina
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Frankenia
Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Ocimum salinum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Frankenia grandifolia var. campestris
TJM2 + PLANTS: Frankenia grandifolia
More information about  Frankenia salina
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Feb 21, 2018).

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