Annual Seablite

Common Name Annual Seablite
Scientific Name Suaeda maritima
Family Goosefoot Family Amaranthaceae
Interest
2
Description A common species above the normal high water mark on muddy shoreline. 
Read about this species in my Nature Diary blog:
Date Sort ascending Title Link to Article Edit
26-07-10 Annual Sea-blite (Suaeda maritima)
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Flower green

This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Ferrybridge and Portland Causeway

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Arne Nature Reserve

RSPB, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Holton Lee

Other Conservation Organisation, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Brownsea Island

Dorset Wildlife Trust, National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
5
These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description
SM09

Suaeda martina [Annual Seablite] salt-marsh communities

H2

Saltmarsh

SM10

Puccinellia maritima - Salicornia - Suaeda martina [Saltmarsh grasses, Sea-blite species and Glasswort] transitional low-marsh vegetation

H2

Saltmarsh

These are the sites where I have found this species:
Site Notes Record Date Report Date
Arne Nature Reserve Common on the salt marshes
Brownsea Island Local
Ferrybridge and Portland Causeway On the Fleet side
Holton Lee Common on the shore