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

Similar species: Caryophyllales
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