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Atriplex glabriuscula var. acadiensis

Atriplex glabriuscula Edmondston var. acadiensis (Taschereau) S.L. Welsh

Maritime Saltbush

Amaranthaceae (Amaranth Family)

Synonym(s): Atriplex acadiensis

USDA Symbol: ATGLA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

The Amaranthaceae are a family of annual or perennial herbs with small, crowded flowers. There are usually 5 sepals and no petals. Filaments of the stamens are often united into a short tube.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate , Opposite
Leaf Shape: Hastate , Lanceolate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Fruit Type: Achene
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: ME
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Atriplex glabriuscula var. acadiensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Atriplex glabriuscula var. acadiensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Atriplex glabriuscula var. acadiensis

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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