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Taxon: Atriplex argentea Nutt.

Genus: Atriplex
Family: Chenopodiaceae subfamily: Chenopodioideae tribe: Chenopodieae. Also placed in: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 433236
Place of publication: Gen. N. Amer. pl. 1:198. 1818
Name verified on: 10-May-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-May-2004
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • Mohave orach   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Atriplex argentea var. mohavensis]
  • saltbush   (Source: F Canada ) – English
  • silver orach   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • silverscale   (Source: F Canada ) – English
  • silverscale saltbush   (Source: Atlas GPlains ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta [s.], British Columbia [s.], Manitoba [s.], Saskatchewan [s.]
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Atriplex argentea Nutt.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?433236 (23 April 2014)

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