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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Atriplex patula   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Atriplex patula   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 064-04-002:
Atriplex patula   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Atriplex patula var. patula

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Atriplex patula

 

COMMON NAME:
Spear Orach


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Atriplex patula   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Atriplex patula   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 064-04-002:
Atriplex patula   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Atriplex patula var. patula

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Atriplex patula

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4349

Forb
Annual
Monoecious

Non-native: Eurasia

Habitat: Disturbed areas, inland saline areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Lowermost opposite, others alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Unisexual
5 sepals in staminate flowers, absent in pistillate flowers
Petals absent
5 stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Utricle

 

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