Suaeda fruticosa

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Suaeda fruticosa
Suaeda fruticosa 1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Subfamily: Suaedoideae
Genus: Suaeda
Species: S.fruticosa
Binomial name
Suaeda fruticosa
(L.) Forrssk

Suaeda fruticosa is a species of plant in the family Amaranthaceae (formerly classified under the Chenopodiaceae).[1]


This plant is found in many locations, including in: North America, South America, Western Europe, Mediterranean region, Egypt, Northern Africa, West Africa, South Africa, the Horn of Africa, Iran, and Australia. It is an excellent salinity regulator, capable of reducing the pH of the soil considerably. It is, hence a halophyte. [2]