Monolepis nuttalliana (Schult.) Greene
FamilyChenopodiaceae — APG family: Amaranthaceae
SynonymsBlitum nuttallianum Schult.
DescriptionAscending or erect, pale green, glabrous, somewhat fleshy annual, branched from base; leaves narrowly rhombic, usually hastate, sometimes linear; only 1 bract- like, obtuse, fleshy sepal and 1 stamen; seeds dark, papillate.
EcologySaline and alkaline soil; in McKinley Park to about 600 meters. Described from the banks of the Missouri River. Not native in eastern North America; introduced in a few places in Europe.
Broken line on circumpolar map indicates range of the closely related M. asiatica Fisch. & Mey.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.