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Slender Seapurslane (Sesuvium maritimum)

Sesuvium Maritimum, or more commonly know as Slender Seapurslane, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Sesuvium. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Sesuvium Maritimum or Slender Seapurslane's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Sesuvium
  • Family: Aizoaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N)
  • State T/E Status: MD (E) NY (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: MD (sea-purslane) NY (sea purslane)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 2(FACW) 6(FACW) C(OBL)




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