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Last updated 12/16/2008 by David Giblin.
Atriplex semibaccata R. Br.[FNA4, HC2]
Australian saltbush, berry saltbush, creeping saltbush

Publication: Prodr. 406. 1810.

Origin: Introduced from Australia

selected vouchers: Not at WTU; WS?

Notes: Perennial subshrub reported for Washington in FNA4.

FNA4: "The red-fleshy fruiting bracteoles are diagnostic of this introduced perennial, which is multi-stemmed from an often buried woody caudex.

The Australian species Atriplex muelleri Bentham is somewhat similar. It has been has reported, but not verified, in the North American flora."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Atriplex flagellaris Wooton & Standl.