Calflora
Taxon  Report   7945    
Tetragonia tetragonioides  (Pallas) Kuntze  
(no longer an active name)
New zealand spinach
Tetragonia tetragonioides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
Cal-IPC rating: Limited
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one or more occurrences
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Bloom Period
Family: AIZOACEAE  
Genus: Tetragonia

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
OTR: Tetragonia tetragonoides
PLANTS: Tetragonia expansa
NOTE: Tetragonia tetragonioides is no longer an active name.
More information about  Tetragonia tetragonioides

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 29, 2020).