Calflora
Taxon  Report   11366 
Atriplex prostrata  Boucher ex DC.
Fat-hen
Atriplex prostrata
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
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Atriplex prostrata
© 2004 Bob Huettmann
Atriplex prostrata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

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Atriplex prostrata
© 2012 Robert Sikora
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Atriplex
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Atriplex latifolia
PLANTS: Atriplex patula var. hastata
PLANTS: Atriplex patula var. triangularis
PLANTS: Atriplex prostrata var. triangularis
ICPN + PLANTS: Atriplex hastata
ICPN + PLANTS: Atriplex patula ssp. hastata
ICPN + PLANTS: Atriplex triangularis
More information about  Atriplex prostrata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 22, 2018).

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