Salicornia rubra - A. Nels.
Western Glasswort
Other English Common Names: Red Glasswort, Red Saltwort, Red Swampfire
Other Common Names: red swampfire
Taxonomic Status: Accepted
Related ITIS Name(s): Salicornia rubra A. Nels. (TSN 20651)
French Common Names: salicorne rouge
Unique Identifier: ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.128652
Element Code: PDCHE0J020
Informal Taxonomy: Plants, Vascular - Flowering Plants - Goosefoot Family
 
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus
Plantae Anthophyta Dicotyledoneae Caryophyllales Chenopodiaceae Salicornia
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Concept Reference
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Concept Reference: Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.
Concept Reference Code: B94KAR01HQUS
Name Used in Concept Reference: Salicornia rubra
Taxonomic Comments: FNA (vol. 4, 2003) includes Salicornia borealis in S. rubra, while Kartesz (1994) here treats them as distinct.
Conservation Status
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NatureServe Status

Global Status: G5
Global Status Last Reviewed: 16May2016
Global Status Last Changed: 10Sep2002
Ranking Methodology Used: Ranked by inspection
Rounded Global Status: G5 - Secure
Reasons: Salicornia rubra occurs throughout most of western North America.
Nation: United States
National Status: N4
Nation: Canada
National Status: N5 (09Feb2011)

U.S. & Canada State/Province Status
United States California (SNR), Colorado (SNR), Connecticut (SNR), Idaho (S2), Kansas (S1), Minnesota (S2), Montana (SNR), Nebraska (S1), Nevada (SNR), New Mexico (SNR), North Dakota (SNR), Oregon (SNR), South Dakota (SNR), Utah (SNR), Washington (SNR), Wyoming (S3)
Canada Alberta (S5), British Columbia (S3S4), Manitoba (SNR), Northwest Territories (SNR), Ontario (SNR), Quebec (SNA), Saskatchewan (S5?)

Other Statuses

NatureServe Global Conservation Status Factors

Range Extent Comments: Occurs throughout much of Montana, except for the southeastern portion of the state (Dorn, 1992). In Nevada, from Spanish Springs and Glendale, Washoe County to the Hot Springs Playa, east of Fernley, Churchill County, to Fernley Wildlife Area, Lyon County, south to Sunnyside Wildlife Refuge, Nye County, to Walker Lake where Walker River enters the lake in Mineral County (Kartesz, 1988). In Wyoming, occurs through much of the western portion of the state (Dorn, 1988).

Population Size Comments: Fairly common from northern and southwestern Nevada (Kartesz, 1988).

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Distribution
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Global Range: Occurs throughout much of Montana, except for the southeastern portion of the state (Dorn, 1992). In Nevada, from Spanish Springs and Glendale, Washoe County to the Hot Springs Playa, east of Fernley, Churchill County, to Fernley Wildlife Area, Lyon County, south to Sunnyside Wildlife Refuge, Nye County, to Walker Lake where Walker River enters the lake in Mineral County (Kartesz, 1988). In Wyoming, occurs through much of the western portion of the state (Dorn, 1988).

U.S. States and Canadian Provinces
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U.S. & Canada State/Province Distribution
United States CA, CO, CT, ID, KS, MN, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY
Canada AB, BC, MB, NT, ON, QCexotic, SK

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U.S. Distribution by County Help
State County Name (FIPS Code)
ID Bannock (16005), Bear Lake (16007), Bingham (16011), Caribou (16029), Cassia (16031)*, Franklin (16041), Oneida (16071)
KS Stafford (20185)*
MN Kittson (27069), Lac Qui Parle (27073)
NE Lancaster (31109)
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
U.S. Distribution by Watershed Help
Watershed Region Help Watershed Name (Watershed Code)
07 Lac Qui Parle (07020003)+
09 Lower Red (09020311)+, Two Rivers (09020312)+, Roseau (09020314)+*
10 Salt (10200203)+
11 Rattlesnake (11030009)+*
16 Bear Lake (16010201)+, Middle Bear (16010202)+, Lower Bear-Malad (16010204)+, Curlew Valley (16020309)+
17 Salt (17040105)+, American Falls (17040206)+, Portneuf (17040208)+, Raft (17040210)+*
+ Natural heritage record(s) exist for this watershed
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
Ecology & Life History Not yet assessed
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Economic Attributes Not yet assessed
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Management Summary Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Delineation Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Viability
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U.S. Invasive Species Impact Rank (I-Rank) Not yet assessed
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Authors/Contributors
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NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Edition Date: 14May1998
NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Author: GRIES, D
Element Ecology & Life History Edition Date: 17May2001
Element Ecology & Life History Author(s): Cieminski, K. L.

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References
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  • Coffin, B., and L. Pfannmuller, editors. 1988. Minnesota's endangered flora and fauna. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 473 pp.

  • Dorn, R.D. 1984. Vascular plants of Montana. Mountain West Publishing, Cheyenne, Wyoming. 276 pp.

  • Dorn, R.D. 1988. Vascular plants of Wyoming. Mountain West Publishing, Cheyenne, WY. 340 pp.

  • Kartesz, J.T. 1988. A flora of Nevada. Ph.D. dissertation. Univ. of Nevada, Reno. 3 volumes. 1729 pp.

  • Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

  • Welsh, S.L., N.D. Atwood, S. Goodrich, and L.C. Higgins (eds.) 1993. A Utah flora. 2nd edition. Brigham Young Univ., Provo, Utah. 986 pp.

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