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Perennial Glasswort, Sarcocornia perennis Family: Chenopodiaceae
Sarcocornia perennis     *     Perennial Glasswort


Flowering time: August - September. Perennial

Habitat: Grows in tidal mud in coastal salt-marshes

Very small flowers in groups of three in leaf-axils, central flower the most prominent. Forms large tussocks, the stems woody at base with ascending green to orange-yellow flowering and non-flowering shoots.

Similar: Glassworts, Salicornia agg.


Perennial Glasswort, Sarcocornia perennis


Perennial Glasswort, Sarcocornia perennis
Perennial Glasswort, Sarcocornia perennis
Poole Harbour, Dorset. May 2013

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