Taxon  Report   983    
Atriplex hortensis  L.
Garden orach saltweed,  Garden orache
Atriplex hortensis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Genus: Atriplex
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Atriplex acuminata
PLANTS: Atriplex hortensis ssp. nitens
PLANTS: Atriplex hortensis var. atrosanguinea
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More information about  Atriplex hortensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2020).