Taxon  Report   983 
Atriplex hortensis  L.
garden orach saltweed,  garden orache
Atriplex hortensis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Bloom Period
Communities:
Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Atriplex
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Atriplex acuminata
PLANTS: Atriplex hortensis ssp. nitens
PLANTS: Atriplex hortensis var. atrosanguinea
PLANTS: Atriplex hortensis var. rubra
TJM2 + PLANTS: Atriplex nitens
 Information about  Atriplex hortensis  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ATHO)

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website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2014).

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