Taxon  Report   7945 
Tetragonia tetragonioides  (Pallas) Kuntze
New Zealand spinach

Tetragonia tetragonioides
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Tetragonia tetragonioides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Tetragonia tetragonioides
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Tetragonia
Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Tetragonia expansa
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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: Oct 13, 2015).

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