Taxon  Report   7945    
Tetragonia tetragonioides  (Pallas) Kuntze
New zealand spinach
Tetragonia tetragonioides
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
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Tetragonia tetragonioides
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Tetragonia tetragonioides
© 2012 Ron Vanderhoff
Tetragonia tetragonioides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Limited

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Tetragonia tetragonioides
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Tetragonia
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Tetragonia expansa
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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:   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2018).

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