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Herbarium specimen: Atriplex patula

Taxon:Chenopodiaceae: Atriplex patula L. ("Common Orache")

listed as synonym for A. erecta

Other name:Atriplex erecta Huds.
named by William A Mudd 1853
Filed in taxon folder:Chenopodiaceae: Atriplex prostrata Boucher ex DC. ("Spear-leaved Orache")
Collected by:William A Mudd
Collection date:8/1853
Locality:Great Britain, VC62 North-east Yorkshire, Ayton, NZ51, "Waste places"
ex herb:Prof George Stephen West
Institution:University of Birmingham (BIRM)
Image:Atriplex patula herbarium specimen from Ayton, VC62 North-east Yorkshire in 1853 by William A Mudd.
fruits/flowers:mature flowers
notes:Leaves cuneate base, upper leaves sessile, all many toothed, near linear oblong favouring A. patula, over A. hastata.
Filing note:A. hastata ??

Inferred details are marked.

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+Atriplex patulaGB, VC62 North-east Yorkshire, AytonWilliam A Mudd8/1853BIRM
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Documented by mikedaps on 25th October 2010.

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