Suaeda esteroa

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Suaeda esteroa
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Subfamily: Suaedoideae
Genus: Suaeda
Species: S. esteroa
Binomial name
Suaeda esteroa
Ferren & Whitmore

Suaeda esteroa is a species of flowering plant in the amaranth family known by the common name estuary seablite. It is a yellow-green to reddish subshrub with fleshy, succulent leaves. It is native to the estuaries and salt marshes of coastal southern California and Baja California.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Ferren, W. R. and S. A. Whitmore. (1983). Suaeda esteroa (Chenopodiaceae), a new species from estuaries of southern California and Baja California. Madroño 30 181-190.