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Taxon: Suaeda calceoliformis (Hook.) Moq.

Genus: Suaeda
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Subfamily: Suaedoideae
Tribe: Suaedeae
Nomen number: 316976
Place of publication: Chenop. monogr. enum. 128. 1840
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Feb-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Dec-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)


Common names:

  • broom seepweed  (Source: F Utah ed2) - English
  • horned sea-blite  (Source: F CalifJep) - English
  • Pursh's seepweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • sea-blite  (Source: F GPlains) - English

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon (s.)] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada, [New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario (n.), Prince Edward Island, Quebec (e.)] St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba (s.), Saskatchewan (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • Mexico


    Northern America
    • United States (occasionally natzd. in e.)


  1. Bassett, I. J. & C. W. Crompton 1978. The genus Suaeda (Chenopodiaceae) in Canada Canad. J. Bot. 56:584.
  2. Ferren, W. R. & S. A. Whitmore 1983. Suaeda esteroa (Chenopodiaceae), a new species from estuaries of southern California and Baja California Madroño 30:187.
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  5. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  6. McNeill, J. et al. 1977. Suaeda calceoliformis, the correct name for Suaeda depressa auct. (Rhodora) 79:133-137.
  7. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  8. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)

Check other web resources for Suaeda calceoliformis (Hook.) Moq. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=316976. Accessed 21 March 2019.