Arthrocnemum subterminale

(Parish) Standley

J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 4: 399. 1914.

Illustrated
Basionym: Salicornia subterminalis Parish Erythrea 6: 87. 1898
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 382. Mentioned on page 377.

Plants forming clumps to 1 m in diam.; persistent woody bases up to 2.5 cm in diam. Stems procumbent to erect, often much-branched, 10–30 cm, fleshy joints bright green, 3–20 × 2–3 mm. Inflorescences of many spikes, 5–35 mm, often with 5–10 sterile segments distally; fertile segments 2–20, 2–3 × 2–3 mm. Flowers: 1.5–2 × 1.2–1.5 mm; anthers 0.5–1 mm. Seeds dark-brown, 1–1.4 mm.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–late summer.
Habitat: Salt marshes, depressions in alkali sage scrub
Elevation: 0-100(-400) m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California), Mexico (Sinaloa), Mexico (Sonora)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (?) +
Peter W. Ball +
(Parish) Standley +
slippery +
aromatic +
0cm;2.5cm +
persistent +
Salicornia subterminalis +
linear +  and broadly triangulate +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
separated +  and arranged +
Calif. +, Mexico (Baja California) +, Mexico (Sinaloa) +  and Mexico (Sonora) +
0-100(-400) m +
symmetric +, or +  and uniseriate +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
1.2mm;1.5mm +
3 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
ellipsoid +
Salt marshes, depressions in alkali sage scrub +
curved +  and straight +
conic +  and hooked +
slender +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
bright green +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
deciduous +
decurrent +
not winged +  and winged +
entire +  and serrate +
lobed +  and serrate-dentate +
inferior +, half-inferior +  and superior +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
1 +  and single +
nonadherent +  and adherent +
Flowering late spring–late summer. +
J. Wash. Acad. Sci. +
pointing +  and ascending +
basal +, median +  and position +
bulbous +  and taprooted +
fusiform +
fleshy +  and fibrous +
verrucate +  and striate +
ellipsoid +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
2 (?) +  and 20 (?) +
fertile +  and sterile +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Illustrated +
cylindric +
1 (?) +  and 2 (?) +
much-branched +
opposite +  and alternate +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
woody +  and fleshy +
sessile +  and petiolate +
reduced;small +
horizontal +  and vertical +
verrucate +
Arthrocnemum subterminale +
Arthrocnemum +
species +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +
deciduous +, evergreen +, perennial +  and annual +
polygamous +, dioecious +  and monoecious +