Calflora
Taxon  Report   12001    
Salicornia pacifica  Standl.
Glasswort,  Pacific swampfire, Pickleweed
Salicornia pacifica
© 2012 Robert Sikora
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Salicornia pacifica
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Salicornia pacifica
© 2018 Julian Geoghegan
Salicornia pacifica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Salicornia pacifica
© 2018 Angelique Herman
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Salicornia
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Sarcocornia pacifica

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Salicornia virginica
ICPN: Sarcocornia pacifica
More information about  Salicornia pacifica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SAPA30)

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).