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kelleyh Houston, TX I found this plant in a Texas bayside marshy area where a sinking residential subdivision is being reclaimed by nature. I don't have any idea if it is a native or an ornamental that has survived out there. It certainly looked out of place there...
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themoonhowl Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a) Try Salicornia bigelovii or a species of Salicornia commonly called woody glasswort or Picklewood.
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Metrosideros Keaau, HI A type of
kelleyh Houston, TX Yes, that seems to be it! Thanks so much for solving this mystery for me. I grew up on the Texas coast but had no idea what this was. I guess it was not out of place at all.
KayJones Panama City Beach, FL (Zone 8b) What a unique plant - would it grow here in my NW Florida yard?
themoonhowl Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a) I am not sure Kay...it seems to prefer salt marshes, and from what I read, the more salt content the better the color.
You are most welcome KelleyH...it is a unique looking plant.
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