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."