Jaumea carnosa

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Jaumea carnosa
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Jaumea
Species: J. carnosa
Binomial name
Jaumea carnosa
(Less.) Gray

Jaumea carnosa, known by the common names marsh jaumea, fleshy jaumea, or simply jaumea, is a halophytic salt marsh plant native to the west coast of North America. It has succulent green leaves on soft pinkish-green stems, not unlike ice plant in appearance. Its flowers are yellow. It spreads by an extensive rhizome system.

Jaumea carnosa ranges from British Columbia to northern Baja California, and can be found in wetlands and salt marshes.

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