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Electronic Flora of South Australia infraspecific Fact Sheet

Family: Chenopodiaceae
Atriplex vesicaria ssp. variabilis

Citation: Parr-Smith, Fl. Aust. 4:321 (1984).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Erect shrub to 1 m high; leaves narrow-elliptic, acute or obtuse, 10-15 mm long, 4-6 mm wide, entire.

Fruiting bracteoles sessile; valves free to the base, orbicular, obtuse to rounded, 7-11 mm long, 6-10 mm wide, entire or with 2 large teeth above the widest point, truncate to slightly cordate at the base; bladder-appendages smaller than the bracteoles or absent from one or both valves; seed brown.

image of FSA1_Atriplex_ves_var.jpg Atriplex vesicaria subsp. variabilis. Fruits
Image source: fig. 151u in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).

Distribution:  In sands or silty loams.

  W.Aust.; N.T.

Flowering time: all months.

Biology: No text

Author: Not yet available


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