Atriplex subsect. Argenteae

(Standley) S. L. Welsh

Rhodora 102: 420. 2001.

Basionym: Argenteae Standley in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 21: 46. 1916
Synonyms: Powellianae Standley
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Mentioned on page 349.

Leaves alternate or the proximalmost opposite, petiolate or sessile; blade typically broadest near base, entire or dentate, often hastate. Staminate flowers in axillary, sometimes paniculate or spicate glomerules. Fruiting bracteoles monomorphic, sessile or stipitate, united to middle or beyond, usually broadest at or beyond middle, faces tuberculate or smooth. Seeds: radicle superior or lateral.


North America, Mexico.


Species 3 (3 in the flora).

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