Taxon  Report   3612    
Frankenia salina  (Molina) I. M. Johnst.
Alkali heath,  Alkali seaheath, Yerba reuma, alkali heath
Frankenia salina, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Frankenia
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Frankenia grandifolia var. campestris
JEF + PLANTS: Frankenia grandifolia
JEF + PLANTS: Ocimum salinum
More information about  Frankenia salina
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Apr 02, 2020).