Taxon  Report   7874    
Suaeda calceoliformis  (Hook.) Moquin
Horned sea blite,  Pursh seepweed
Suaeda calceoliformis
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Suaeda calceoliformis
© 2011 Mary Winter
Suaeda calceoliformis
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Suaeda calceoliformis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Suaeda calceoliformis
© 2011 Mary Winter
Genus: Suaeda
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Dondia depressa
PLANTS: Schoberia occidentalis
PLANTS: Suaeda americana
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More information about  Suaeda calceoliformis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on 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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).