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Red Glasswort The Red Glasswort (Salicornia rubra) is a odd plant that thrives in salty environments and can be found on the Salt Plains of Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta, Canada. Alberta,Canada,Geotagged,Red Glasswort,Salicornia rubra,Summer,Wood Buffalo National Park Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Red Glasswort

The Red Glasswort (Salicornia rubra) is a odd plant that thrives in salty environments and can be found on the Salt Plains of Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta, Canada.

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  1. Awesome! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you Christine Posted one year ago
  2. Unique both in looks and environment tolerated. Succulents are amazing plants. Posted one year ago
  3. Gorgeous! Absolutely otherworldly! Posted one year ago
  4. Thank you very much Ruth & Lisa, it was a fascinating visit up north. Posted one year ago
  5. Featured as today's JungleDragon Facebook post!
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    Posted one year ago
  6. Subtle beauty. Nice one Greg. Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you very much Mark. Posted one year ago

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Annual 5--25 cm. Stem: +- erect, generally branched; leaf, bract tips obtuse to +- acute, not sharp. Inflorescence: 5--30(50) mm, 1.8--3.2 mm wide, fertile nodes 4--10(19); internodes widest distally, length >= width; lateral flowers meeting below central flower, << central flower. Flower: anthers 0.2--0.4 mm, generally dehiscing inside flower, generally not exserted. Seed: 1--2 mm, hairs +- 0.1 mm, hooked, curved. Chromosomes: 2n=18.

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Species identified by Greg Shchepanek
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By Greg Shchepanek

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Uploaded Sep 10, 2019. Captured Sep 4, 2019 15:14 in Unnamed Road, Improvement District No. 24, AB, Canada.
  • Canon EOS M100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/159s
  • ISO100
  • 92mm