Sesuvium trianthemoides Correll

Texas sea-purslane



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct (Humphreys et al., 2019; Knapp et al., 2020)



Texas, USA


Biology & Ecology










Albani Rocchetti, G., Carta, A., Mondoni, A. et al. (2022). Selecting the best candidates for resurrecting extinct-in-the-wild plants from herbaria. Nature Plants 8: 1385-1393. [Supplementary Tables S1-S6]

Ayensu, E.S. & Defilipps, R.A. (1978). Endangered and Threatened Plants of the United States: 1-403. Smithsonian Institution and WWF-US, Washington DC.

Humphreys, Aelys M. et al. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Knapp, Wesley M. et al. (2020). Vascular plant extinction in the continental United States and Canada. Conservation Biology. doi:


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