triangle orache, fat-hen, thin-leaf orach
[Atriplex hastata "sensu Aellen, non L.", more...]
Etymology: Atriplex: ancient Latin name for this plant
Plants: erect or sprawling, annual, up to 40" tall forb
Leaves: stalked, broad and triangular
Flowers: greenish to white, tiny, no petals; inflorescence interrupted spikes; blooms Aug.-Oct.
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Wetland Indicator = NI USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS): Images of seeds, fruits, embryos, etc.