Atriplex littoralis

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Atriplex littoralis
Atriplex littoralis bluete.jpeg
Flowering twig
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Atriplex
Species: A. littoralis
Binomial name
Atriplex littoralis
L.
Synonyms
  • Atriplex marina L.

Atriplex littoralis, the grassleaf orache[1] or grass-leaved orache[2] is a species of shrub in the Amaranthaceae family. It is 70-80 cm high and grows along beaches many places in the world. It has narrow leaves and grey-green color. In northern Europe it has flowers from July until September.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Natural Resources Canada
  2. ^ "BSBI List 2007" (xls). Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Retrieved 2014-10-17.