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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Atriplex||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Atriplex truncata (Torr. ex S. Watson) A. Gray
Habit: Annual, erect, < 7 dm. Stem: 1--few, +- angled; branches ascending, gray-scaly. Leaf: proximal generally petioled, distal sessile; blade 10--40 mm, ovate to deltate, glabrous to sparsely gray-scaly, base truncate to rounded or +- lobed; Kranz. Pistillate Inflorescence: bracts in fruit 2--4 mm, fused to near tip, widely wedge-shaped, smooth to +- tubercled, tip +- truncate to notched, 3--5-dentate. Seed: 1--1.5 mm, brown. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Alkaline soils, flats; Elevation: 600--2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH (e slope), TR (desert slopes), GB, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Colorado, New Mexico. Flowering Time: Jun--Sep
Unabridged Synonyms: Obione truncata Torr. ex S. Watson; Atriplex subdecumbens M.E. Jones; Atriplex truncata var. stricta A. Gray
eFlora Treatment Author: Elizabeth H. Zacharias
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Atriplex torreyi var. torreyi
Next taxon: Atriplex tularensis
Citation for this treatment: Elizabeth H. Zacharias 2017. Atriplex truncata, Revision 1, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=15282, accessed on January 17, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 17, 2017.