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Atriplex prostrata Boucher ex A.P. de Candolle. Subgenus: Atriplex. Section: Teutliopsis. Thinleaf Orach, Fat-hen. Phen: Jul-frost. Hab: Marsh edges, brackish flats. Dist: Widespread in e. North America, also in w. North America and Eurasia, usually considered to be native of Eurasia.

Origin/Endemic status: Eurasia

Synonymy: = FNA4, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Va, Clemants (1992); ? Atriplex hastata L. – C, S, S13, misapplied; < Atriplex patula L. – RAB, W; ? Atriplex patula L. var. hastata (L.) A.Gray – F, G, GW2, Tat, misappled

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
  • Great Plains: FACW
  • Midwest: FAC
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FAC

Heliophily ?: 9

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷

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