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Family: Chenopodiaceae
Atriplex cordifolia

Citation: J. Black, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 69:309 (1945).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Annual or short-lived perennial c. 30 cm high, branching from the base, monoecious; leaves sessile, triangular to narrow-triangular or ovate, cordate, acute, 5-20 mm long, entire to sinuate-dentate in the lower half, scaly-tomentose, or forming a grey punctate sheen with age.

Flowers in axillary glomerules, the upper ones male and female, the lower female.

Fruiting bracteoles minutely pedicellate, free to the base, rhomboid-triangular, 2-3 mm high and wide, 3-nerved.

Distribution:  Found usually in gypseous or saline soil.

S.Aust.: LE, GT, EA.   N.S.W.

Conservation status: native

Flowering time: all months.


SA Distribution Map based
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State Herbarium of South Australia

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