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Atriplex portulacoides (L.) Aellen.

Family - Chenopodiaceae

Common Name - Sea-purslane

 

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

Not Fragrant 

Unscented Leaves 

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Description

Woody small shrubs.

Description of Genus

Annual herbs, perennial herbs or small shrubs. The leaves are various shapes, including triangular and linear. The flowers are unisexual.

Atriplex portulacoides
Quentin Groom
Habitats
Saltmarsh
Habitat Notes

Only found in wetland habitats

Life History
Perennial
UK distribution

Found in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during July, August and September.

Fruit

The fruit is an achene.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic

Names in other languages and countries

Germany
Strand-Salzmelde
Dutch
gewone zoutmelde

Worldwide distribution

Temperate-Northern-Hemisphere
North-America
Africa

Chromosome Number (2N)

36

Latin Synonyms


Halimione portulacoides