any chenopodiaceous plant of the genus Salicornia, of seashores and salt marshes: includes glasswort
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Our last example of the sea-side chenopods is the Glass Wort (salicornia), which thrives in salt marshes.The Sea Shore | William S. Furneaux
salicornia, sal-i-kor′ni-a, n. a genus of apetalous plants—the glass-wort, marsh-samphire.
In one of them, we saw salicornia for the first time, which led us to believe that the salt water was close at hand.
salicornia and Binoe's Trichinium grew round the dry ponds, and along the small water-courses, into which the tide flowed.
salicornia and Binoe's Trichinium indicated the neighbourhood of salt water; but the grass was good and mostly young.