Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Atriplex prostrata Boucher ex DC. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botanical Illustration

from USDA Plants Website
Family Chenopodiaceae
Atriplex prostrata Boucher ex DC.
fat-hen, thin-leaf orach, triangle orache
Atriplex: ancient Latin name for this plant
prostrata: prostrate
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect or sprawling, annual, up to 40" tall forb
Flower: greenish to white, tiny, no petals; inflorescence interrupted spikes; blooms Aug.-Oct.
Leaf:stalked, broad and triangular leaf drawing
(Glossary)

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Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
Atriplex hastata sensu Aellen, non L.
Atriplex latifolia Wahlenb.
Atriplex patula L. subsp. hastata sensu H.M.Hall & Clem., pro parte
Atriplex patula L. var. hastata auct. non (L.) A.Gray
Atriplex patula L. var. triangularis (Willd.) Thorne & Welsh
Atriplex triangularis Willd.

         
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