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n. - Low-growing strong-smelling coastal shrub of warm parts of the New World having unisexual flowers in conelike spikes and thick succulent leaves;

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  • Other common salt marsh plants include black rush, saltwort, marsh lavender and marsh elder.
  • Above the Spartina-dominated community are found several succulents, including pickleweed and saltwort.
  • Glasswort, saltwort, salt grasses and oxeye are other salt-tolerant plants that exist in and around the marsh.
  • Large areas on the alluvial saline plains are characterized by halophytic plant communities including Artemisia pauciflora, A. schrenkiana, A. nitrosa and perennial... for more
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