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Atriplex laciniata L.

Family - Chenopodiaceae

Common Name - Frosted Orache

 

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

Not Fragrant 

Unscented Leaves 

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Description of Genus

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

Habitats
Seashore
Atriplex laciniata
© Quentin GroomInflorescence of Atriplex laciniata
© David Fenwick
Habitat Notes

Only found in coastal habitats

Life History
Annual
UK distribution

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

Flowering Time

In flower during August and September.

Fruit

The fruit is an achene.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is green in colour.

Names in other languages and countries

Sweden
sandmålla
Dutch
gelobde melde

Worldwide distribution

Northern-Europe

Latin Synonyms


Atriplex sabulosa