Atriplex cordulata var. cordulata

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 358. Mentioned on page 359.

Stems highly branched from base, 1–5 dm; branches mainly steeply ascending. Leaves: blade ovate to cordate-ovate or subcordate, 5–15 (–20) × (3–) 5–12 mm wide, base rounded to cordate-clasping, margin typically entire, or sparingly toothed below middle. Anthers red or purple. Fruiting bracteoles semicircular to deltoid-ovate in profile, 4–5 mm and about as wide, central tooth largest, scarcely though sometimes tuberculate on faces. 2n = 36.


Phenology: Flowering spring–fall.
Habitat: Hard trampled, somewhat saline or alkaline soils
Elevation: below 70 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Atriplex cordulata var. cordulata often occurs with Distichlis spicata, Centromadia pungens, Suaeda moquinii, Spergularia macrotheca, Frankenia salina, Sporobolus airoides, and other annual Atriplex species.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

purple +  and red +
scurfy-tomentose +
Acute (?) +  and Attenuate (?) +
thickish +
Stanley L. Welsh +
Jepson +
slippery +
aromatic +
rounded +
Pusillae +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
ovate +  and cordate-ovate or subcordate +
5mm;12mm +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
0 +  and 1/2 +
cuneate +  and ovate or obovate +
3-5-parted +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
below 70 m +
smooth +  and tuberculate +
4-5-merous +  and staminate +
rarely +  and lacking +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and connate +
enlarged +
Hard trampled, somewhat saline or alkaline soils +
bladderlike +
terminal +  and axillary +
deciduous +  and persistent +
not winged +  and winged +
entire +  and serrate +
toothed +  and entire +
subsessile +  and sessile +
toothed +, compressed +, round-ovate +  and deltoid-rhombic or flabellate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
inferior +, half-inferior +  and superior +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
1 +  and single +
persistent +  and deciduous +
(1-)3-5-lobed +
papery +  and chartaceous +
Flowering spring–fall. +
bulbous +  and taprooted +
fusiform +
fleshy +  and fibrous +
verrucate +  and striate +
flattened +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
cylindric +
3 (?) +  and 5 (?) +
opposite +  and alternate +
spreading-ascending +  and erect-ascending +
slender +
succulent +
sessile +  and petiolate +
reduced;small +
horizontal +  and vertical +
verrucate +
Obione cordulata +
Atriplex cordulata var. cordulata +
Atriplex cordulata +
variety +
subequal +  and largest +
dicotyledonous +
branched +  and simple +