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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Atriplex||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Atriplex fruticulosa Jeps.
Habit: Perennial herb, subshrub, occasionally +- annual, +- decumbent to erect, < 3(5) dm; monoecious. Stem: generally simple proximally; branches many distally, scaly, glabrous in age. Leaf: blade 5--12(24) mm, narrowly lanceolate to elliptic, densely gray-scaly; Kranz. Staminate Inflorescence: spike, terminal. Pistillate Inflorescence: bracts in fruit 3--5 mm, fused proximally to distally, wide-obovate to fan-shaped or +- spheric, +- hard, irregularly dentate distally, smooth to few-tubercled proximally. Seed: 1.5--1.75 mm, red- to dark-brown. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Clay or alkaline soils, open sites, scrub; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRI, Teh, GV, SnFrB, SCoRI, w DMoj. Flowering Time: Apr--Nov
eFlora Treatment Author: Elizabeth H. Zacharias
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Citation for this treatment: Elizabeth H. Zacharias 2016. Atriplex fruticulosa, Revision 1, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=15211, accessed on September 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 26, 2016.