Marine Vegetation in Texas

 

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Common Name Scientific Name Type Family Thumb
American wild celery Vallisneria americana submerged vegetation Hydrocharitaceae
Annual seepweed Suaeda linearis emergent vegetation Chenopodiaceae
Black mangrove Avicennia germinans emergent vegetation Avicenniaceae
Broadleaf gulfweed Sargassum fluitans marine algae (brown) Sargassaceae
Broadleaf sea lettuce Ulva lactuca marine algae (green) Ulvaceae
Camphor daisy Rayjacksonia phyllocephala emergent vegetation Asteraceae
Carolina wolfberry Lycium carolinianum emergent vegetation Solanaceae
Common hornwort Ceratophyllum demersum submerged vegetation Ceratophyllaceae
Dwarf glasswort Salicornia bigelovii emergent vegetation Chenopodiaceae
Eurasian water milfoil Myriophyllum spicatum submerged vegetation Haloragaceae
False daisy Eclipta prostrata emergent vegetation Asteraceae
Fiddleleaf morning glory Ipomoea imperati emergent vegetation Convolvulaceae
Gregg's amaranth Amaranthus greggii emergent vegetation Amaranthaceae
Gulf cordgrass Spartina spartinae emergent vegetation Poaceae
Gulf croton Croton punctatus emergent vegetation Euphorbiaceae
Gulf searocket Cakile geniculata emergent vegetation Brassicaceae
Largeleaf pennywort Hydrocotyle bonariensis emergent vegetation Araliaceae
Manatee grass Syringodium filiforme seagrass Cymodoceaceae
Maritime saltwort Batis maritima emergent vegetation Batidaceae
Marshhay cordgrass Spartina patens emergent vegetation Poaceae
Narrowleaf gulfweed Sargassum natans marine algae (brown) Sargassaceae
Narrowleaf sea lettuce Ulva fasciata marine algae (green) Ulvaceae
Railroad vine Ipomoea pes-caprae emergent vegetation Convolvulaceae
Red algae Gracilariopsis longissima marine algae (red) Gracilariaceae
Red algae Grateloupia finicina marine algae (red) Gracilariaceae
Saltmarsh false foxglove Agalinis maritima emergent vegetation Scrophulariaceae
Sea lavender Limonium carolinianum emergent vegetation Plumbaginaceae
Sea purslane Sesuvium portulacastrum emergent vegetation Aizoaceae
Sea-ox-eye daisy Borrichia frutescens emergent vegetation Asteraceae
Seaside heliotrope Heliotropium curassavicum emergent vegetation Boraginaceae
Shoal grass Halodule beaudettei seagrass Cymodoceaceae
Smooth cordgrass Spartina alterniflora emergent vegetation Poaceae
Spiny-fruited saltbush Atriplex acanthocarpa emergent vegetation Chenopodiaceae
Turtle grass Thalassia testudinum seagrass Hydrocharitaceae
Virginia glasswort Salicornia depressa emergent vegetation Chenopodiaceae
Widgeon grass Ruppia maritima seagrass Ruppiaceae
Wooly tidestromia Tidestromia lanuginosa emergent vegetation Amaranthaceae