Taxon  Report   11092    
Suaeda nigra  (Raf.) J. F. Macbr.
Bush seepweed
Suaeda nigra
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Suaeda nigra
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Suaeda nigra
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Suaeda nigra, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Suaeda nigra
© 2006 Steven Perkins
Genus: Suaeda
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, Coastal Sage Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Suaeda moquinii

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Suaeda fruticosa
ICPN: Suaeda moquinii
ICPN: Suaeda torreyana var. ramosissima
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More information about  Suaeda nigra
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).