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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Atriplex||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Atriplex gardneri (Moq.) D. Dietr. var. falcata (M.E. Jones) S.L. Welsh
Habit: Subshrub or shrub, decumbent to erect, 1--6 dm. Stem: several to many from base, generally unbranched, gray-scaly. Leaf: blade 15--45 mm, oblong to narrowly oblanceolate, gray-green, densely scaly; Kranz. Pistillate Inflorescence: bracts +- sessile, in fruit 4--8 mm, fused to near tip, fusiform to ovoid, smooth to few-tubercled, tip long-tapered, margin entire to dentate or tubercled. Seed: 1--2 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=18,36.
Ecology: Open, generally alkaline soils, sagebrush scrub, chenopod scrub; Elevation: 1200--1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: MP; Distribution Outside California: to Washington, Montana, Wyoming. Flowering Time: May--Aug
Unabridged Synonyms: Atriplex nuttallii S. Watson var. falcata M.E. Jones; Atriplex falcata (M.E. Jones) Standl.
eFlora Treatment Author: Elizabeth H. Zacharias
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Atriplex fruticulosa
Next taxon: Atriplex glauca
Citation for this treatment: Elizabeth H. Zacharias 2017. Atriplex gardneri var. falcata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, Revision 1, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=55012, accessed on March 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 23, 2017.