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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Atriplex||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Atriplex torreyi (S. Watson) S. Watson var. torreyi
Habit: Shrub, erect, 12--20 dm; generally dioecious. Stem: branches many, spreading, sharply angled, striate; twigs occasionally spine-like in age, densely fine-scaly, glabrous in age. Leaf: sessile to petioled, blade 7--38 mm, ovate to deltate or +- hastate, densely gray-scaly; Kranz. Pistillate Inflorescence: +- panicle-like, terminal; bracts in fruit 2--4.5 mm, free, sessile, +- spheric, compressed, minutely dentate. Seed: 1.2 mm, dark brown. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Alkaline clay soils, dry lakes, washes; Elevation: 300--2200 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNE, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: to southwestern Utah. Flowering Time: Jun--Oct
Synonyms: Obione torreyi S. Watson; Atriplex lentiformis (Torr.) S. Watson subsp. torreyi (S. Watson) H.M. Hall & Clem.; Atriplex lentiformis var. torreyi (S. Watson) McMinn
Unabridged Note: RSA233704 appears to be basis for 2200 m. elev. limit.
eFlora Treatment Author: Elizabeth H. Zacharias
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Previous taxon: Atriplex subtilis
Next taxon: Atriplex truncata
Citation for this treatment: Elizabeth H. Zacharias 2016. Atriplex torreyi var. torreyi, Revision 1, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=71461, accessed on September 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 25, 2016.