Suaeda maritima is
an annual that occurs in sandy soil on seashores, with stems
branching well and growing to 20-60cm tall. Leaves are of alternate
phyllotaxis, 2-4cm-long, linear-shaped, with tips somewhat pointed.
Axils generate 1-2 flowers on the stem's upper parts, gathering
together. Perianths cut themselves in five, with ridges on back
surfaces. Utricles enveloped with perianth lobes measure 1.2-1.5mm
across and are in the shape of an oblate sphere. Bloom time: