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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Anthocoridae  Orius tristicolor @ AMNH_IZC (2)
Aphelinidae  Aphelinus @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ CSUC_TCN (1)

Macrosiphum ( @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Braconidae  Lysiphlebus ( @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Buprestidae  Chrysobothris atriplexae @ UCRC_ENT (2)
Coccidae  Ceroplastes irregularis @ CSCA_TCN (19)
Delphacidae  Pissonotus delicatus @ UDCC_TCN (1)
Diaspididae  Aonidomytilus concolor @ CSCA_TCN (4)
Dictyopharidae  Orgerius minor @ UDCC_TCN (8)
Membracidae  Leioscyta ferruginipennis @ UDCC_TCN (16)
Miridae  Atomoscelis onustus @ AMNH_IZC (1); AMNH_PBI (1)

Lygus elisus @ AMNH_IZC (36)

Megalopsallus parapunctipes @ UCR_ENT (5)

Megalopsallus rubricornis @ UCR_ENT (5)

Phytocoris consors @ AMNH_ENT (7); UCR_ENT (5)

Phytocoris geniculatus @ UCR_ENT (1); AMNH_PBI (1)

Polymerus diffusus @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Pseudococcidae  Anisococcus imperialis @ CSCA_TCN (1)
_  unknown unknown @ AMNH_PBI (1)

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Atriplex L.

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General Information
Symbol: ATRIP
Group: Dicot
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : AK   I,N
GL   I,N
HI   I
L48   I,N
PR   I,N
VI   N
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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
Family Chenopodiaceae – Goosefoot family
Genus Atriplex L. – saltbush

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 114 species of Atriplex . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Atriplex acanthocarpa</i>
(Torr.) S. Watson
Atriplex acanthocarpa
tubercled saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex alaskensis</i>
S. Watson
Atriplex alaskensis
Alaska orache Distribution of <i>
Atriplex amnicola</i>
Paul G. Wilson
Atriplex amnicola
Distribution of <i>
Atriplex ×aptera</i>
A. Nelson (pro sp.) [<i>
canescens × nutallii</i>
Atriplex ×aptera [ canescens × nutallii ]
moundscale Distribution of <i>
Atriplex argentea</i>
Atriplex argentea
silverscale saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex asterocarpa</i>
Stutz, G.L. Chu & S.C. Sand.
Atriplex asterocarpa
Chinle saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex atacamensis</i>
Atriplex atacamensis
cachiyuyo Distribution of <i>
Atriplex barclayana</i>
(Benth.) D. Dietr. [excluded]
Atriplex barclayana
Distribution of <i>
Atriplex bonnevillensis</i>
C.A. Hanson
Atriplex bonnevillensis
Bonneville saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex bunburyana</i>
F. Muell.
Atriplex bunburyana
silver saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex californica</i>
Atriplex californica
California saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex calotheca</i>
(Rafn) Fr.
Atriplex calotheca
halberdleaf orach Distribution of <i>
Atriplex canescens</i>
(Pursh) Nutt.
Atriplex canescens
fourwing saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex cinerea</i>
Atriplex cinerea
gray saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex confertifolia</i>
(Torr. & Frém.) S. Watson
Atriplex confertifolia
shadscale saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex coquimbana</i>
Atriplex coquimbana
Distribution of <i>
Atriplex cordifolia</i>
J.M. Black
Atriplex cordifolia
Distribution of <i>
Atriplex cordulata</i>
Atriplex cordulata
heartscale Distribution of <i>
Atriplex coronata</i>
S. Watson
Atriplex coronata
crownscale Distribution of <i>
Atriplex corrugata</i>
S. Watson
Atriplex corrugata
mat saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex coulteri</i>
(Moq.) D. Dietr.
Atriplex coulteri
Coulter's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex cristata</i>
Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.
Atriplex cristata
crested saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex cuneata</i>
A. Nelson
Atriplex cuneata
valley saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex depressa</i>
Atriplex depressa
brittlescale Distribution of <i>
Atriplex drymarioides</i>
Atriplex drymarioides
seashore saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex eardleyae</i>
Atriplex eardleyae
small saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex elegans</i>
(Moq.) D. Dietr.
Atriplex elegans
wheelscale saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex erecticaulis</i>
Stutz, G.L. Chu & S.C. Sand.
Atriplex erecticaulis
erectstem saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex falcata</i>
(M.E. Jones) Standl.
Atriplex falcata
sickle saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex farinosa</i>
Atriplex farinosa
Distribution of <i>
Atriplex fruticulosa</i>
Atriplex fruticulosa
ball saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex gardneri</i>
(Moq.) D. Dietr.
Atriplex gardneri
Gardner's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex garrettii</i>
Atriplex garrettii
Garrett's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex glabriuscula</i>
Atriplex glabriuscula
Scotland orache Distribution of <i>
Atriplex glauca</i>
Atriplex glauca
waxy saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex gmelinii</i>
C.A. Mey.
Atriplex gmelinii
Gmelin's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex graciliflora</i>
M.E. Jones
Atriplex graciliflora
slenderflower saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex griffithsii</i>
Atriplex griffithsii
Griffiths' saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex halimus</i>
Atriplex halimus
saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex hillmanii</i>
(M.E. Jones) Standl.
Atriplex hillmanii
Hillman's silverscale Distribution of <i>
Atriplex holocarpa</i>
F. Muell.
Atriplex holocarpa
pop saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex hortensis</i>
Atriplex hortensis
garden orache Distribution of <i>
Atriplex hymenelytra</i>
(Torr.) S. Watson
Atriplex hymenelytra
desertholly Distribution of <i>
Atriplex inflata</i>
F. Muell.
Atriplex inflata
Distribution of <i>
Atriplex joaquinana</i>
A. Nelson
Atriplex joaquinana
San Joaquin saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex klebergorum</i>
M.C. Johnst.
Atriplex klebergorum
Kleberg's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex laciniata</i>
Atriplex laciniata
frosted orache Distribution of <i>
Atriplex lampa</i>
Gillies ex Moq.
Atriplex lampa
South American saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex lentiformis</i>
(Torr.) S. Watson
Atriplex lentiformis
big saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex leptocarpa</i>
F. Muell.
Atriplex leptocarpa
slender-fruit saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex leucoclada</i>
Atriplex leucoclada
Distribution of <i>
Atriplex leucophylla</i>
(Moq.) D. Dietr.
Atriplex leucophylla
beach saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex lindleyi</i>
Atriplex lindleyi
Lindley's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex littoralis</i>
Atriplex littoralis
grassleaf orache Distribution of <i>
Atriplex longitrichoma</i>
Stutz, G.L. Chu & S.C. Sand.
Atriplex longitrichoma
long-hair silverscale Distribution of <i>
Atriplex malvana</i>
Aellen & Sauvage
Atriplex malvana
Distribution of <i>
Atriplex matamorensis</i>
A. Nelson
Atriplex matamorensis
Matamoros saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex maximowicziana</i>
Atriplex maximowicziana
Maximowicz's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex micrantha</i>
Atriplex micrantha
twoscale saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex minuscula</i>
Atriplex minuscula
lesser saltscale Distribution of <i>
Atriplex minuticarpa</i>
Stutz & G.L. Chu
Atriplex minuticarpa
Tununk saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex muelleri</i>
Atriplex muelleri
Mueller's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex muricata</i>
Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.
Atriplex muricata
Distribution of <i>
Atriplex navajoensis</i>
C.A. Hanson
Atriplex navajoensis
Navajo saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex ×neomexicana</i>
Standl. (pro sp.) [<i>
confertifolia × cuneata</i>
Atriplex ×neomexicana [ confertifolia × cuneata ]
New Mexico saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex nudicaulis</i>
Atriplex nudicaulis
Baltic saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex nummularia</i>
Atriplex nummularia
bluegreen saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex nuttallii</i>
S. Watson
Atriplex nuttallii
Nuttall's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex oblongifolia</i>
Waldst. & Kit.
Atriplex oblongifolia
oblongleaf orache Distribution of <i>
Atriplex obovata</i>
Atriplex obovata
mound saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex ×odontoptera</i>
Rydb. (pro sp.) [<i>
canescens × gardneri</i>
Atriplex ×odontoptera [ canescens × gardneri ]
saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex pachypoda</i>
Stutz & G.L. Chu
Atriplex pachypoda
thickfoot saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex pacifica</i>
A. Nelson
Atriplex pacifica
Davidson's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex paludosa</i>
R. Br.
Atriplex paludosa
marsh saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex parishii</i>
S. Watson
Atriplex parishii
Parish's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex parryi</i>
S. Watson
Atriplex parryi
Parry's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex patula</i>
Atriplex patula
spear saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex persistens</i>
Stutz & G.L. Chu
Atriplex persistens
Sacramento saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex phyllostegia</i>
(Torr. ex S. Watson) S. Watson
Atriplex phyllostegia
leafcover saltweed Distribution of <i>
Atriplex polycarpa</i>
(Torr.) S. Watson
Atriplex polycarpa
cattle saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex powellii</i>
S. Watson
Atriplex powellii
Powell's saltweed Distribution of <i>
Atriplex prostrata</i>
Bouchér ex DC.
Atriplex prostrata
triangle orache Distribution of <i>
Atriplex pseudocampanulata</i>
Atriplex pseudocampanulata
Distribution of <i>
Atriplex pusilla</i>
(Torr. ex S. Watson) S. Watson
Atriplex pusilla
smooth saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex repanda</i>
Atriplex repanda
Distribution of <i>
Atriplex rhagodioides</i>
F. Muell.
Atriplex rhagodioides
silver saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex robusta</i>
Stutz, M.R. Stutz & S.C. Sand.
Atriplex robusta
robust saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex rosea</i>
Atriplex rosea
tumbling saltweed Distribution of <i>
Atriplex saccaria</i>
S. Watson
Atriplex saccaria
sack saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex semibaccata</i>
R. Br.
Atriplex semibaccata
Australian saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex serenana</i>
A. Nelson
Atriplex serenana
bractscale Distribution of <i>
Atriplex sibirica</i>
Atriplex sibirica
Siberian saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex spinifera</i>
J.F. Macbr.
Atriplex spinifera
spinescale saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex spongiosa</i>
F. Muell.
Atriplex spongiosa
pop saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex stipitata</i>
Atriplex stipitata
mallee saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex suberecta</i>
I. Verd.
Atriplex suberecta
peregrine saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex subspicata</i>
(Nutt.) Rydb.
Atriplex subspicata
saline saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex subtilis</i>
Stutz & G.L. Chu
Atriplex subtilis
deltoid-bract saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex tatarica</i>
Atriplex tatarica
Tatarian orache Distribution of <i>
Atriplex tenuissima</i>
A. Nelson
Atriplex tenuissima
slender saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex texana</i>
S. Watson
Atriplex texana
Texas saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex torreyi</i>
(S. Watson) S. Watson
Atriplex torreyi
Torrey's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex tridentata</i>
Atriplex tridentata
basin saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex truncata</i>
(Torr. ex S. Watson) A. Gray
Atriplex truncata
wedgescale saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex tularensis</i>
Atriplex tularensis
Tulare saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex undulata</i>
(Moq.) D. Dietr.
Atriplex undulata
wavy-leaved saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex vallicola</i>
Atriplex vallicola
Lost Hills saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex verrucifera</i>
M. Bieb.
Atriplex verrucifera
Distribution of <i>
Atriplex vesicaria</i>
Heward ex Benth.
Atriplex vesicaria
aboriginal saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex wardii</i>
Atriplex wardii
Ward's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex watsonii</i>
A. Nelson
Atriplex watsonii
Watson's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex welshii</i>
C.A. Hanson
Atriplex welshii
Welsh's saltbush Distribution of <i>
Atriplex wolfii</i>
S. Watson
Atriplex wolfii
Wolf's saltweed Distribution of <i>
Atriplex wrightii</i>
S. Watson
Atriplex wrightii
Wright's saltbush Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

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Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover

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