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Last updated 12/16/2008 by David Giblin.
Atriplex rosea L.[FNA4, HC, HC2]
red orach, tumbling orach

Publication: Sp. Pl., ed. 2. 2: 1493. 1763.

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA4: "At least some early collections were from ballast dumps at harbors on both coasts. It seems probable that the plants were quickly spread inland from initial centers of introduction by birds and more recently along railroads."

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