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Published In: Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 75(4): 367. 1977[1978]. (Bot. J. Linn. Soc.) Name publication detail

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2. Sarcocornia perennis (Mill.) A.J. Scott, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 75(4): 367 (1978). Arthrocnemum perenne (Mill.) Moss, Journ. S. Afr. Bot. 14: 40 (1948). Salicornia perennis Mill., Gard. Dict. ed. 8, no. 2 (1768). S. radicans Sm., Engl. Bot. 24: t. 1691 (1807). Type: Described from England. [Plate 225] 

Common name:

( שרשר רב-שנתי (בן-מלח רב-שנתי.


Hab.: Coastal marshes. Acco Plain, Carmel Coast, Sharon Plain, Bet Shean Valley, Lower Jordan Valley. Endangered. 

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Glabrous shrub, greenish to reddish, woody at base, 10-20 cm. Main stem (rootstock) prostrate, rooting; branches ascending to erect. Leaves about 2 mm., forming a cupular sheath. Flowers with middle flower projecting above the lateral ones. Perianth of middle flower rhomboidal or trapezoidal at top. Stigmas 3, rarely 2. Seeds subglobular, covered with thin, relatively long, somewhat hooked or curved hairs. Fl. July-November.

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