Jaumea carnosa facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsJaumea carnosa
(Less.) Gray 1874
Jaumea carnosa, known by the common names marsh jaumea, fleshy jaumea, or simply jaumea, is a halophytic salt marsh plant native to the wetlands, coastal sea cliffs and salt marshes of the western coast of North America.
It is a perennial dicotyledon. It has succulent green leaves on soft pinkish-green stems, not unlike ice plant in appearance. Its stems are weak and long. Flowers are yellow and the peduncle is enlarged below the head. It spreads by an extensive rhizome system.
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