salsola

Salsola

Sal"so*la\, n. [NL., fr. L. salsus salt, because they contain alkaline salts.] (Bot.) A genus of plants including the glasswort. See Glasswort.
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salsola

noun
chiefly Old World herbs or shrubs: saltworts 
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