Marine Vegetation in Texas

 

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