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Atriplex patula L.
Spear saltbush

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Atriplex patula, Halberd-leaved Orache
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Atriplex patula, Halberd-leaved Orache

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Atriplex patula, seed
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Atriplex patula
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Atriplex patula

Atriplex patula, Halberd-leaved Orache
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Atriplex patula, Halberd-leaved Orache

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Agaricaceae  Phoma longissima @ BPI (2)

Phoma picea @ BPI (1)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ NCSU_ENT (4)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Phyllosticta atriplicis @ BPI (1)
Cladochytriaceae  Cladochytrium pulposum @ BPI (6)
Diaporthaceae  Phomopsis piceae @ BPI (1)
Glomerellaceae  Colletotrichum atriplicinum @ BPI (1)
Miridae  Atomoscelis onustus @ AMNH_PBI (2)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora dubia @ BPI (21)

Ramularia dubia @ BPI (6)

Rhabdospora atriplicis @ 388273B (1); 388273A (1)

Septoria atriplicis @ BPI (4)
Peronosporaceae  Peronospora effusa @ BPI (22)

Peronospora minor @ BPI (10)
Physodermataceae  Physoderma pulposum @ BPI (1)
Pleosporaceae  Pleospora calvescens @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia subnitens @ BPI (2)
Turritellidae  Vermicularia dematium @ BPI (2)
_  Ascochyta atriplicis @ BPI (1)

Leptostromella atriplicis @ BPI (1); 392423A (1); 392423B (1)

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Atriplex patula L.
spear saltbush

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General Information
Symbol: ATPA4
Group: Dicot
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   I
GL   I
L48   I
Other Common Names: spear orach
spreading orache
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Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
ATPAB Atriplex patula L. var. bracteata auct. non Westerlund
ATPAE Atriplex patula L. var. erecta (Huds.) Lange
ATPAJ Atriplex patula L. var. japonica Level.
ATPAP3 Atriplex patula L. var. patula spear oracle


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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 patula L. – spear saltbush

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Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Alaska FACW
Arid West FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW
Great Plains FACW
Midwest FACW
Northcentral & Northeast FACW
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACW

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Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (ATPA4)
Native Plants Network (ATPA4)
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (ATPA4)



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Atriplex patula
Atriplex patula
Halberd-leaf Orache
ID: 8253 3202 4137 0050 [detail]
Beatrice F. Howitt
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Atriplex patula
Atriplex patula
Spear Orache
ID: 5208 1611 0785 0101 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Atriplex patula
Atriplex patula
Spear Saltbush, Orache
ID: 8253 3202 4137 0051 [detail]
Beatrice F. Howitt
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Atriplex patula
Atriplex patula
ID: 0000 0000 0408 1257 [detail]
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry

Atriplex patula
Atriplex patula
ID: 0000 0000 0408 1256 [detail]
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry

Atriplex patula
Atriplex patula
ID: 0000 0000 0510 0591 [detail]
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry

Atriplex patula
Atriplex patula
ID: 0000 0000 0911 0863 [detail]
© 2011 Jean Pawek

Atriplex patula
Atriplex patula
ID: 0000 0000 0911 0864 [detail]
© 2011 Jean Pawek

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