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