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Species Name:    Batis maritima
Common Name:     

       Saltwart

 

I.  TAXONOMY

Kingdom Phylum/Division: Class: Order: Family: Genus:
Plantae Tracheophyta  Magnoliopsida  Batales Bataceae  Batis


Saltwart, Batis maritima, a salt tolerant species common on dunes, impoundments, and salt marshes.  Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.


Stem detail of  Batis maritima.  Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.


Species Name:

Batis maritima L.

Common Name:
saltwort, turtleweed

Other Taxonomic Groupings:
Subkingdom : Tracheobionta
Division : Magnoliophyta
Subclass : Dilleniidae

Synonymy:
None


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Report by:  K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station
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