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Atriplex gmelinii
Gmelin's orache, Gmelin's saltbush

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest along the coast in Washington; Alaska to California.

Habitat: On coastal beaches, strands, and rocky outcroppings near the high tide in saline soil.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Atriplex gmelinii C.A. Mey. ex Bong.
Publication: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 2: 160. 1838.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Atriplex gmelinii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Atriplex gmelinii checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Atriplex gmelinii information.

E-Flora BC: Atriplex gmelinii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Atriplex gmelinii photos.

USDA Plants: Atriplex gmelinii information.

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