Atriplex fruticulosa facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAtriplex fruticulosa
Atriplex fruticulosa is a species of saltbush known by the common names ball saltbush and little oak orach.
This is a perennial herb producing an erect stem which branches in the upper half and reaches a maximum height near 50 centimeters. The gray scaly leaves are lance-shaped to narrowly oval and less than 2 centimeters in length. The plant produces spikelike inflorescences of male flowers and small clustered inflorescences of female flowers in the leaf axils.
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