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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Salicornia virginica L.

SAVI (=SADE10)

Summary
Duration Perennial Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit Forb/herb, Subshrub   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N), AK (N), HI (I), CAN (N), SPM (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Slow   Growth Form Single Crown
Bloat None   Growth Rate Slow
C:N Ratio   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 1.0
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant Yes   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color Green   Lifespan Short
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 6.6
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils No   pH, Maximum 8.5
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum
CaCO3 Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 40
Drought Tolerance None   Precipitation, Maximum 60
Fertility Requirement Low   Root Depth, Minimum 6
Fire Tolerance   Salinity Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) 12
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound 250000
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate Slow
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor Low
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate None
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 11/15/2018 10:26 PM CST