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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Atriplex||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Atriplex pacifica A. Nelson
Habit: Annual, prostrate to decumbent, generally 1--4 dm, mat-like. Stem: branches ascending, scaly, +- glabrous in age. Leaf: blade 4--18(25) mm, elliptic to oblanceolate or obovate, gray- to white-scaly abaxially, +- green adaxially, base tapered; Kranz. Staminate Inflorescence: spike, terminal. Pistillate Inflorescence: bracts in fruit 1--1.5 mm, fused proximally, wedge-shaped to obovate or +- spheric, minutely 3--5-dentate distally, smooth to few-tubercled. Seed: +- 0.8 mm, brown. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Coastal bluff scrub, dunes; Elevation: < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, ChI; Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Mar--Oct
Unabridged Synonyms: Atriplex ramosissima Nutt. ex Moq.; Obione microcarpa Benth.
eFlora Treatment Author: Elizabeth H. Zacharias
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Atriplex nummularia
Next taxon: Atriplex parishii
Citation for this treatment: Elizabeth H. Zacharias 2017. Atriplex pacifica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, Revision 1, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=15249, accessed on March 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 24, 2017.