Calflora
Taxon  Report   977    
Atriplex elegans  (Moq.) D. Dietr.
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Atriplex elegans
© 2004 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Atriplex elegans, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Atriplex elegans
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Atriplex
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Obione elegans
ICPN: Obione radiata
More information about  Atriplex elegans
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ATEL)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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