New Name: Frankenia salina. Rhizomatous subshrub, with somewhat fkeshy leaves, small white to pink flowers, forms clumps, grows in salt marshes in clay loam soil, with high salt content. in salt marshes, full sun, pink fls. no trees, low vegetation, assoc. pls. Salicornia sp., Baccharis sp., Chenopodium sp., Heliotropium curassavicum,and alkaline places, from the coast to the desert. SAn Joaquin Valley, central coast, south coast, Channel Islands, eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, Mojave Desert, Nevada, Mexico, to South America.
Frankenia grandiflora tolerates seaside conditions, alkaline soil, salt, no drainage and seasonal flooding.
Foliage of Frankenia grandiflora is stressdeciduous.
Flower of Frankenia grandiflora has color pink.
Communities for Frankenia grandiflora:Alkali Sink, Coastal Salt Marsh and Coastal Strand.