Mat sprawling, prostrate, rooting at nodes, strong-smelling. Leaves fleshy, sessile, clasping all the way around stem to form a sheath; lower leaves divided into few linear lobes; upper leaves undivided, sometimes toothed. Flower heads consisting of 1/4–3/4 in. hard buttons of disk flowers. Introduced from South Africa. Common along beaches, in salt- and freshwater marshes, the length of our region. Compare to native Jaumea carnosa, which grows in same tidal flat habitat.
- Rarity: Common
- Flowering Time: All Year Long
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 5--15
- Habitat: Coastal Beaches & Marshes
- Found In: Olympic Np
- Native: No