Grayia brandegeei

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Grayia brandegeei


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: Grayia
Species: Grayia brandegeei



Grayia brandegeei A.Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 11: 101. (1876) (as 'brandegei')

  • Type: On the San Juan River, near the boundary between Colorado and Utah, Hillsides, among fragments of cretaceous sandstone. August 1875, T.S.Brandegee.


  • Homotypic
    • Atriplex brandegeei (A.Gray) Collotzi ex W.A. Weber, Phytologia 58: 383. (1985)
    • Eremosemium brandegeei (A.Gray) Greene, Pittonia 4(23): 225. (1900)
    • Zuckia brandegeei (A.Gray) S.L.Welsh & Stutz, Great Basin Naturalist 44: 208. (1984)


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Northwestern U.S.A.
      • Colorado
    • Southwestern U.S.A.
      • Arizona, Utah

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



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Vernacular names

English: Brandegee’s siltbush
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