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Atriplex laciniata L.
Atriplex rosea subsp arenaria Dostál; Atriplex sabulosa Rouy

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Atriplex laciniata
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Atriplex laciniata

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Phyllosticta atriplicis @ BPI (3)

Phyllosticta confusa @ BPI (3)

Sphaeropsis longissima @ BPI (1)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Stagonospora atriplicis @ BPI (1)

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Atriplex laciniata L.
frosted orache

General Information
Symbol: ATLA
Group: Dicot
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   I
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ATSA2 Atriplex sabulosa Rouy


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
Family Chenopodiaceae – Goosefoot family
Genus Atriplex L. – saltbush
Species Atriplex laciniata L. – frosted orache

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14. Atriplex laciniata Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 1053. 1753.

Belgian orach

Herbs , procumbent, many branched, alternate except basally, 0.06-3 dm. Stems reddish or yellowish, smooth or subangular. Leaves with blade ovate to lance-ovate or lanceolate to oblong, 15-45 mm, large basal lobes, obtuse, cuneate to a short petiole, margin sinuate-dentate, scurfy on both sides. Flowers in glomerules in distal leaf axils, axillary or in short terminal spikes. Fruiting bracteoles whitish green, sessile or subsessile, broadly rhombic, (4-)6-7(-8) mm, thickened at base, becoming scaly in age, cartilaginous in basal 1 /2, lateral angles strongly produced and with margin mostly entire, faces smooth or irregular, pointed, or flattened and winglike tubercles in basal 1 /2. Seeds monomorphic, light brown, 3.5-4 mm wide; radicle inferior. 2 n = 18.

Flowering summer-fall. Sand, cobble on more or less protected beaches, on Zostera and Fucus wrack; 0-50 m; introduced; N.B., N.S., P.E.I., Que.; Europe.

Atriplex laciniata is evidently rare in North America.

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Atriplex laciniata
Atriplex laciniata
Frosted Orache
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