Taxonomy and distribution of Atriplex species in Nova Scotia

  title={Taxonomy and distribution of Atriplex species in Nova Scotia},
  author={P. M. Taschereau},
A biosystematic study of the genus Atriplex, based on field, herbarium, culture, and cytological work delineates the taxa of this genus occurring in Nova Scotia. The study gives detailed morphological descriptions of eight species, and reports their chromosome numbers, breeding systems, ecology, and distribution. Atriplex patula L., A. hastata L., A. littoralis L., and A. glabriuscula Edmondston, considered as varieties of A. patula by recent North American authors, are given specific rank. The… CONTINUE READING