Erect and simple to diffusely branched and often prostrate, 5-30 cm; lvs linear to broadly oblong or oval, 5-25 נ1.5-10 mm; cal 4-5 mm; 2n=30. Moist or dry saline soil; circumboreal, in Amer. s. to Va. and N.M.
Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.