Definitions

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  • n. A flowering plant of the genus Batis.
  • n. A flowering plant of the genus Salicornia.

Etymologies

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pickle +‎ weed

Examples

  • Salicornia, which I've always know as pickleweed or sea beans, is a fairly common salt marsh species that you'll find at or just above extreme high tide level.

    Weekend Herb Blogging #117

  • Salicornia, also known as pickleweed, is a salty-tasting succulent that grows like a weed - wait, it is a weed!

    NYT > Home Page

  • Vegetation is mostly absent although scattered salt-tolerant plants, such as pickleweed, iodinebush, black greasewood, and inland saltgrass, occur.

    Ecoregions of Nevada (EPA)

  • In Utah there is a plant that grows by the Great Salt Lake which the locals call "pickleweed" and I'm sure it must be a variety of this plant.

    Weekend Herb Blogging #117

  • Beyond it lies a low expanse covering hundreds of acres of lush low plants like pickleweed.

    Parasite Rex

  • The fringe of salt marshes that remains commonly has salt grass (Distichlis spicata), salt bush (Atriplex patula), pickleweed (Salicornia virginica) and seaside arrowgrass (Triglochin maritimum), among others.

    Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Washington

  • Above the Spartina-dominated community are found several succulents, including pickleweed and saltwort.

    Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve, California

  • At the highest elevations, pickleweed becomes codominant with shoregrass.

    Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve, California

  • At least in the San Francisco area, our marshes are a tiny fragile fraction of what they once were, and although pickleweed itself is plentiful, it's easy to disturb the habitat if you're not careful.

    Weekend Herb Blogging #117

  • That pickleweed that grows near the Great Salt Lake is Salicornia, the same halophytic plant that grows near the ocean.

    Weekend Herb Blogging #117

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