Beaded Samphire

Sarcocornia quinqueflora (Bunge ex Ung.-Sternb.) A.J.Scott

Is a low growing succulent found in coastal regions, particularly salt marshes and estuarine environments. Branches or stems are sprawling to shortly erect, and made up of 5-20 mm long, cylindric or cup-shaped segments

The new growth is edible, with a distinctly salty taste

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What habitats does Sarcocornia quinqueflora live in?

Coastal regions, particularly salt marshes and estuarine environments

What is the distribution of Sarcocornia quinqueflora?

Native to all Australian states and to New Zealand

How big does Sarcocornia quinqueflora grow?

Grows to 30 cm tall, sometimes to 50 cm but often much shorter and forming mats to only a few cm height

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