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Native Plant Trust: Go Botany

Discover thousands of New England plants

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Identify over 3,000 New England plants by using either our multiple-access Full Key or our Dichotomous Key to families, genera, and species. Also learn about subspecies and varieties native to our region.

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Salicornia depressa

Plant of the day: Salicornia depressacommon glasswort

Common glasswort is found on the east and west coasts of North America. In New England it occurs in salt marshes, usually where the vegetation is sparse. The stems are edible raw, or boiled as a potherb.

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