Glaux is a monotypic genus of flowering plants containing the single species Glaux maritima, which is known by a number of common names, including sea milkwort, sea milkweed, and black saltwort. This is a plant of the family Myrsinaceae (formerly Primulaceae).
Glaux maritima is a native to Europe and North America. The plant grows in coastal habitats and mesic interior habitats, in both wet ground and water. It is also known from alkaline meadows in desert regions in Utah, at elevations of up to 2600 m (8500 ft).
- Cholewa, A. F. Primulacaeae, Primrose Family. Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science.
- USDA Plants Profile: Glaux maritima
- Jepson Manual Treatment — Glaux maritima
- Glaux maritima — Photo gallery
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