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