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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Genus: Atriplex
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.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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