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Atriplex  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 20505

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): saltbush [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderCaryophyllanae   
                         OrderCaryophyllales   
                            FamilyAmaranthaceae  – pigweed, amaranthes  
                               GenusAtriplex L. – saltbush  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Atriplex acanthocarpa (Torr.) S. Watson – tubercled saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex amnicola Paul G. Wilson – swamp saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex argentea Nutt. – silverscale, silverscale saltweed, silverscale saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex atacamensis Phil. – cachiyuyo 
                                  Species Atriplex barclayana (Benth.) D. Dietr. – Barclay's saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex bunburyana F. Muell. – silver saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex calotheca (Rafn) Fr. – halberdleaf orach 
                                  Species Atriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt. – fourwing saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex cinerea Poir. – gray saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex confertifolia (Torr. & Frém.) S. Watson – shadscale, spiny saltbush, shadscale saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex coquimbana Phil.  
                                  Species Atriplex cordifolia J.M. Black  
                                  Species Atriplex cordulata Jeps. – heartscale 
                                  Species Atriplex coronata S. Watson – crownscale 
                                  Species Atriplex corrugata S. Watson – mat saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex coulteri (Moq.) D. Dietr. – Coulter's saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex cristata Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. – crested saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex dioica Raf. – saline saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex eardleyae Aellen – small saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex elegans (Moq.) D. Dietr. – wheelscale, wheelscale saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex farinosa Forssk.  
                                  Species Atriplex fruticulosa Jeps. – ball saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex gardneri (Moq.) D. Dietr. – Gardner's saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex garrettii Rydb. – Garrett's saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex glabriuscula Edmondston – Scotland orache 
                                  Species Atriplex glauca L. – waxy saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex gmelinii C.A. Mey. ex Bong. – Gmelin's saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex graciliflora M.E. Jones – slenderflower saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex halimus L. – saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex holocarpa F. Muell. – pop saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex hortensis L. – garden orach, garden orache, mountain-spinach, bledos moles, armuelle mole 
                                  Species Atriplex hymenelytra (Torr.) S. Watson – Yuma desert holly, desert holly, desertholly 
                                  Species Atriplex klebergorum M.C. Johnst. – Kleberg's saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex laciniata L. – frosted orache 
                                  Species Atriplex lampa (Moq.) Gillies ex Small – South American saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex lentiformis (Torr.) S. Watson – quailbush, big saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex leptocarpa F. Muell. – slender-fruit saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex leucoclada Boiss.  
                                  Species Atriplex leucophylla (Moq.) D. Dietr. – beach saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex lindleyi Moq. – Lindley's saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex linearis S. Watson – thinleaf fourwing saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex littoralis L. – grassleaf orache 
                                  Species Atriplex malvana Aellen & Sauvage  
                                  Species Atriplex matamorensis A. Nelson – Matamoros saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex maximowicziana Makino – Maximowicz's saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex micrantha Ledeb. – two-scale saltbush, twoscale orache, twoscale saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex mucronata Raf. – quelite 
                                  Species Atriplex muelleri Benth. – Mueller's saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex X neomexicana Standl. (pro. sp.) – New Mexico saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex nudicaulis Boguslaw – Baltic saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex nummularia Lindl. – bluegreen saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex oblongifolia Waldst. & Kit. – oblongleaf orache 
                                  Species Atriplex obovata Moq. – silver saltbush, mound saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex X odontoptera Rydb. (pro. sp.)  
                                  Species Atriplex pacifica A. Nelson – Davidson's saltbush, south coast saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex paludosa R. Br. – marsh saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex parishii S. Watson – Parrish's brittlescale, Parish's saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex parryi S. Watson – Parry's saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex patula L. – halberd-leaf orache, spear saltweed, spear saltbush, spear orach, spear-scale, spreading orache 
                                  Species Atriplex phyllostegia (Torr. ex S. Watson) S. Watson – arrow saltbush, arrow saltweed, leafcover saltweed 
                                  Species Atriplex polycarpa (Torr.) S. Watson – desert saltbush, cattle saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex portulacoides L.  
                                  Species Atriplex powellii S. Watson – Powell's saltbush, Powell's orache, Powell's saltweed 
                                  Species Atriplex prostrata Boucher ex DC. – hastate orache, triangle orache 
                                  Species Atriplex pseudocampanulata Aellen  
                                  Species Atriplex pusilla (Torr. ex S. Watson) S. Watson – smallscale, smooth saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex repanda Phil.  
                                  Species Atriplex rhagodioides F. Muell. – saltbush, silver saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex rosea L. – redscale saltbush, tumbling orache, redscale saltweed, tumbling saltweed 
                                  Species Atriplex saccaria S. Watson – stalked orache, sack saltweed, sack saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex semibaccata R. Br. – Australian saltweed, Australian saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex serenana A. Nelson ex Abrams – bracted saltweed, bractscale 
                                  Species Atriplex sibirica L. – Siberian saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex spinifera J.F. Macbr. – spinescale saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex spongiosa F. Muell. – pop saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex suberecta I. Verd. – peregrine saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex tatarica L. – Tatarian orache 
                                  Species Atriplex torreyi (S. Watson) S. Watson – Torrey saltbush, Torrey's quailbush, Torrey's saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex truncata (Torr. ex S. Watson) A. Gray – wedgescale saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex tularensis Coville – Tulare saltbush, Bakersfield saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex undulata (Moq.) D. Dietr.  
                                  Species Atriplex verrucifera M. Bieb.  
                                  Species Atriplex vesicaria Heward ex Benth. – aboriginal saltbush 
                                  Species Atriplex watsonii A. Nelson ex Abrams – Watson's saltbush, Watson's orach 
                                  Species Atriplex wolfii S. Watson – Wolf's saltweed 
                                  Species Atriplex wrightii S. Watson – Wright's saltbush 
       

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  Source: Amaranthaceae and Phytolaccaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Atriplex   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Atriplex   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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