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n. - Fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers; Bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves.

Usage examples (13)
  • The higher zones support halophytes such as glasswort Salicornia ramossissima with seablite Suaeda sp. and Arthrocnemum perenne.
  • Elizabeth you siren me, coriander. glasswort you alveolus me, chocks.
  • Crommet Creek has prolific knotweed, salt marsh gerardia, dwarf glasswort, four-toed salamanders and hog-nosed snakes; all rare species in the state.
  • The site's extensive salt marshes are dominated by a mixture of saltmarsh cordgrass, salt grass, black needlerush, sea ox-eye, glasswort and sea lavender. for more
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