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Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory

Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory

Wetlands Plant Species at FMEL

Saltwort

Batis maritima

Saltwort Batis maritima

Low and shrubby, with spreading, brittle stems often prostrate. Smooth, pale green, with curved, succulent leaves 1 - 3 cm long. Flowers are small, greenish white, and grow in auxiliary spikes.