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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Atriplex||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Atriplex semibaccata R. Br.
Habit: Perennial herb, subshrub < 3.5 dm, generally mat-like; monoecious. Stem: several, 3--10 dm, +- spreading; branches spreading to ascending, +- white-scaly or glabrous in age. Leaf: +- sessile to short-petioled; blade 8--35 mm, oblong to oblanceolate or narrowly elliptic, entire to wavy-dentate, +- scaly especially abaxially, base tapered; Kranz. Pistillate Inflorescence: flowers few; bracts in fruit 3--6 mm, fused at base to +- middle, ovate to +- diamond-shaped, fleshy, +- entire, +- red, net-veined. Seed: 1.5--2 mm, brown. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Disturbed areas, scrub, woodland; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP (exc CaR, n&c SN), D; Distribution Outside California: to Utah, Texas, northern Mexico; native to Australia. Flowering Time: Apr--Dec
Unabridged Synonyms: Atriplex flagellaris Wooton & Standl.
eFlora Treatment Author: Elizabeth H. Zacharias
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Atriplex rosea
Next taxon: Atriplex serenana
Citation for this treatment: Elizabeth H. Zacharias 2017. Atriplex semibaccata, Revision 1, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=15267, accessed on January 16, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 16, 2017.