Atriplex torreyi

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Atriplex torreyi var. griffithsii


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Chenopodiaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Chenopodioideae
Tribus: Chenopodieae (incl. Atripliceae)
Genus: Atriplex
Species: Atriplex torreyi

Varietates: A. t. var. griffithsii – A. t. var. torreyi


Atriplex torreyi (S.Watson) S.Watson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 9: 119. (1874)


  • Basionym
    • Obione torreyi S.Watson, Botany [Fortieth Parallel] 5: 290. (1871)
      • Type: Nevada, Humboldt County, dry valleys bordering the Truckee and Carson Rivers. 1865, John Torrey 463. Lectotype: GH; Isolectotype: NY. (first-step Lectotype designation by Hall & Clements, 1923: 336.)
  • Homotypic
    • Atriplex lentiformis subsp. torreyi (S.Watson) H.M.Hall & Clem., Phylogenet. Meth. 336, pl. 55. (1923)
    • Atriplex lentiformis var. torreyi (S.Watson) McMinn, Man. Calif. Shrubs 113. (1939)


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Southwestern U.S.A.
      • Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Welsh, S.L.
  • eFloras 2008. Atriplex torreyi in Flora of North America . Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Torrey's saltbush
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