Calflora
Taxon  Report   985    
Atriplex joaquiniana  Nelson

(not an active name)

San joaquin orache,   San joaquin saltbush,   San joaquin spearscale
Atriplex joaquiniana, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: Chenopodiaceae  
Genus: Atriplex

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Shadscale Scrub, Valley Grassland

Name Status:

Alternate Names:
PLANTSAtriplex patula ssp. spicata
More information about  Atriplex joaquiniana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (ATJO3)

BONAP Distribution Map


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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/19/2022).