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Atriplex littoralis L.

Family - Chenopodiaceae

Common Name - Grass-leaved Orache

 

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

Not Fragrant 

Unscented Leaves 

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Habitats
Seashore
Saltmarsh
Wasteland
Description of Genus

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

Atriplex littoralis
© Quentin Groom
Life History
Annual
UK distribution

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

Flowering Time

In flower during July and August.

Fruit

The fruit is an achene.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is green in colour.

Names in other languages and countries

Germany
Strand-Melde
Sweden
strandmålla
Dutch
strandmelde

Worldwide distribution

Temperate-Northern-Hemisphere

Latin Synonyms


Atriplex patula