Taxon  Report   11365 
Atriplex joaquinana  A. Nelson
San joaquin spearscale
Atriplex joaquinana, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Atriplex joaquinana
© 2009 Barry Rice
Atriplex joaquinana
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Shadscale Scrub, Valley Grassland
Habitat: meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Genus: Atriplex
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Accepted by TJM2
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TJM2: Atriplex joaquiniana
TJM2: Atriplex patula ssp. spicata
TJM2: Atriplex spicata var. lagunita
TJM2: Atriplex spicata
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 31, 2015).

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