Definition of Sea milkwort
1. Noun. A small fleshy herb common along North American seashores and in brackish marshes having pink or white flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Glaux, Glaux
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Medical Definition of Sea milkwort
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Literary usage of Sea milkwort
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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"GLAUX marítima. С. В. Р. sea milkwort, or black Saltwort. 2. GLAUX marítima, flore, alie. Tourn. sea milkwort, with a white Flower. 3. ..."
2. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray (1859)
"Г. GL, AUX, L. SEA-MILKWORT. Calyx bell-shaped, 5-cleft ; the lobes ovate, petal-like. Corolla wanting. Stamens 5, on the base of the calyx, alternate with ..."
3. The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All by Cuthbert William Johnson (1844)
"The common sea-milkwort, or black salt-wort ((!. marítima), is in England a pretty little indigenous perennial plant, growing abundantly in muddy ..."