Taxon  Report   7945 
Tetragonia tetragonioides  (Pallas) Kuntze
New zealand spinach
Tetragonia tetragonioides
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Tetragonia tetragonioides
© 2012 Ron Vanderhoff
Tetragonia tetragonioides
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Tetragonia tetragonioides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Tetragonia tetragonioides
© 2015 John Doyen
Family: AIZOACEAE  
Genus: Tetragonia
Communities:
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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USDA PLANTS Profile (TETE3)

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Suggested Citation
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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 06, 2016).

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