Saltwort

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Saltwort is a common name for various genera of flowering plants that thrive in salty environments, typically in coastal salt marshes and seashores, including:

  • Batis, in the family Bataceae

The ashes of these plants yield soda ash, which is an important ingredient for glassmaking and soapmaking.

See also glasswort – glassworts are saltworts, and saltworts can be glassworts

See also Saltbush aka Atriplex, a genus thriving in salty environments