Salicornia

NOUN
  1. glassworts
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  • Shoots of the halophyte Salicornia bigelovii are larger and more succulent when grown in highly saline environments.
  • It differs from other species of Salicornia by the central flower of the dichasia being fused to the main axis of the spike, and the comparatively long anthers in combination with short inflorescences.
  • The fringe of salt marshes that remains commonly has salt grass (Distichlis spicata), salt bush (Atriplex patula), pickleweed (Salicornia virginica) and seaside arrowgrass (Triglochin maritimum), among others. Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Washington
  • Usually served in restaurants under the name samphire, or sea asparagus, salicornia is often served in salads or with seafood (or in England as a side dish, with a little butter and vinegar). The Future's Farmer
  • Notwithstanding, the author adds, that kelp contains but two or three per cent. of carbonate of soda, while Spanish barilla often contains twenty or thirty [see "Salsola" and "Salicornia"], Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
  • The barilla is obtained in France from Salicornia annua, which yields fourteen per cent. of soda. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
  • MotherJones. com around the question: Is organic and local so 2008? in the mid-'80s, an atmospheric physicist named Carl N. Hodges predicted that the key to saving the planet was to make the desert bloom-with a spindly saltwater plant known as salicornia, a.k.a. sea asparagus. MoJo Blogs and Articles
  • The higher zones support halophytes such as glasswort Salicornia ramossissima with seablite Suaeda sp. and Arthrocnemum perenne. Doñana National Park, Spain
  • Seawater forests of mangrove trees and agronomic meadows, such as salicornia, yield lumber and food for humans and animals. Simple Solutions for a Complex Planet
  • Hytra Grouper on a bed of salicornia and spinach accompanied with a crayfish sauce scented with pelargonium at Hytra It's daybreak at Athens' Agora, or central market, and the air is buzzing with the cries of fish mongers hawking the day's catch. Not Your Typical Greek Salad
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