Page author: David Giblin
Atriplex longipes
long-stalked orache, Baltic saltbush

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in northwestern Washington; southwestern British Columbia to northwestern Washington.

Habitat: Marine gravel, mudflats.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Atriplex longipes Drejer
Publication: Fl. Excurs. Hafn. 107. 1838.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Atriplex longipes Drejer ssp. praecox (Hülph.) Turesson
Atriplex nudicaulis Boguslaw, misapplied [FNA4]
Atriplex praecox Hülph.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Atriplex longipes checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Atriplex longipes information.

E-Flora BC: Atriplex longipes atlas page.

CalPhotos: Atriplex longipes photos.

USDA Plants: Atriplex longipes information.

2 photographs:
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