Calflora
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.
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Bloom Period
Family: FRANKENIACEAE  
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

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 27, 2020).