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Glasswort

from Edisto Island, SC
Oil on Canvas
24" x 32 "
March, 2006

 

 

 
Virginia glasswort (salicornia virginica) was once used as a source of soda for glassmaking. It tolerates high salinity and can be found in the high marsh. This drift of it, near the causeway to Edisto beach, was in fall color in December.