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Atriplex lindleyi  Moq.
Lindley's saltbush
Atriplex lindleyi is a perennial herb that is not native to California.
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Genus: Atriplex
Family: Chenopodiaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFAtriplex halimoides
Information about  Atriplex lindleyi from other sources

[Wikipedia] Australia native, Description: Atriplex lindleyi is a species of saltbush known by the common name Lindley's saltbush.[1][2] It is native to Australia, where it is widespread, especially in dry areas. It is known elsewhere as an introduced species, in California and the United States an invasive species. Description This is an annual or perennial herb producing brittle, scaly whitish stems erect or spreading to lengths between 10 and 40 centimeters.[3] The leaves are greenish white, scaly, and often toothed along the edges. They are widely lance-shaped to diamond in shape and up to 3 or 4 centimeters long. Male flowers are located in leaf axils or in spikelike inflorescences. Female flowers are generally held in small clusters below the male clusters in the leaf axils. The female inflorescence has spongy bracteoles up to a centimeter long and inflated around the flowers. (link added by Mary Ann Machi)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/19/2024).