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Habit: Monoecious annual or perennial herb, generally scaly. Leaf: alternate or proximal-most opposite, distal +- reduced; blade entire to variously dentate; non-Kranz. Inflorescence: mixed and axillary, or staminate and/or pistillate flowers (mostly) terminal in dense or interrupted spikes or panicles. Staminate Inflorescence: bract 1 per flower. Pistillate Inflorescence: bracts 2 per fruit, enlarged in age, free to variously fused, generally compressed, sessile, entire, falling with fruit. Staminate Flower: calyx lobes 4; stamens 4. Pistillate Flower: calyx 0; stigmas 2. Seed: erect.
Species In Genus: 2 species: California; Baja California. Etymology: (Latin: beyond or outside Atriplex) Note: Previously included in Atriplex.
eFlora Treatment Author: Elizabeth H. Zacharias, as part of Atriplex
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to ExtriplexPrevious taxon: Dysphania pumilio
Next taxon: Extriplex californica
Citation for this treatment: Elizabeth H. Zacharias, as part of Atriplex 2017. Extriplex, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=95360, accessed on January 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 20, 2017.