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Atriplex patula
spear saltbush Atriplex/Chenopodium
Atriplex patula Amaranthaceae
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common names
  spear saltbush
  spear orach
  halberd-leaf orache
  spear saltweed
accepted scientific name
  Atriplex patula L.
rules for finding collection records
  Atriplex patula (1374)
  exclude Atriplex patula hastata
  exclude Atriplex patula littoralis
  exclude Atriplex patula obtusa
  exclude Atriplex patula obtusa
  exclude Atriplex patula subspicata
  exclude Atriplex patula triangularis
family name
  Amaranthaceae
Image Author: ©2006 Matt Lavin
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is .1 to .3 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite
Plant Observed beginning of June thru 2nd week of November
Not Native

How Likely at this Location (37%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Disturbed
Salt Marsh
Riparian
Wetland
grid lines base