Publication: N. Amer. Fl. 21: 83. 1916.
selected vouchers: WTU
Notes: Taxonomy of Salicornia and Sarcocornia has presented challenges over the last few decades. Piirainen et al. (2017) firmly establish Sarcocornia as paraphyletic. Salicornia perennis is a European species and is a misapplied name in the North American flora.
Piirainen, M., O. Liebisch, and G. Kadereit. 2017. Phylogeny, biogeography, systematics and taxonomy of Salicornioideae (Amaranthaceae / Chenopodiaceae) – A cosmopolitan, highly specialized hygrohalophyte lineage dating back to the Oligocene. Taxon 66:109–132.