Atriplex coronata var. notatior

Jepson

Fl. Calif. 1: 437. 1914.

Common names: San Jacinto Valley crownscale
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 360. Mentioned on page 359.

Stems ± erect. Fruiting bracteoles with body ± semicircular in profile, compressed or ± spheric, 4.5–5 × 3–5 mm wide; tubercles dense and usually with distinctive, radiating, equal marginal teeth.


Phenology: Flowering spring–fall.
Habitat: Alkaline flats, dry lake beds, with Suaeda, Atriplex spp., and other salt-tolerant species
Elevation: 400-500 m

Discussion

Atriplex coronata var. notatior is rather peculiar in that the staminate terminal spike is reduced to a single terminal hemispheric glomerule.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
Acute (?) +  and Acuminate (?) +
broadest +
Stanley L. Welsh +
Jepson +
slippery +
aromatic +
acute +  and obtuse +
Pusillae +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
lanceolate +  and elliptic +
thin;2mm;10mm +
spheric +  and compressed +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
0 +  and 1/2 +
cuneate +  and ovate or obovate +
3-5-parted +
San Jacinto Valley crownscale +
400-500 m +
smooth +  and tuberculate +
rarely +  and lacking +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and connate +
enlarged +
Alkaline flats, dry lake beds, with Suaeda, Atriplex spp., and other salt-tolerant species +
bladderlike +
terminal +  and axillary +
deciduous +  and persistent +
not winged +  and winged +
lobed +  and serrate-dentate +
subsessile +, sessile +  and monomorphic +
hastate +  and ovate +
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 +
tuberculate;smooth +
cylindric +
3 (?) +  and 5 (?) +
opposite +  and alternate +
succulent +
3mm;5mm +
sessile +  and petiolate +
reduced;small +
horizontal +  and vertical +
verrucate +
Atriplex elegans var. coronata +  and Obione coronata +
Atriplex coronata var. notatior +
Atriplex coronata +
variety +
dicotyledonous +