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Taxon  Report  
Atriplex patula  L.  var. obtusa  (Cham.) M. Peck

(not an active name)

Fat hen,   Spear orache,   Spear oracle
Atriplex patula var. obtusa is an annual herb that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Parent: Atriplex patula
Genus: Atriplex
Family: Chenopodiaceae  
Category: dicot  

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:

Alternate Names:
JEFAtriplex gmelinii var. gmelinii
PLANTSAtriplex gmelinii
More information about  Atriplex patula var. obtusa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (ATGM)

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: 08/13/2022).