Other Names: Orache, Mat Saltbush.
Family: Chenopodiaceae (Saltbush family).
Native of Europe, Asia & N America.
Occurrence: Common along creeks and drains; also on saline soils. It is an environmental weed.
Hastate Orache is an annual. It may be spread by wind and water.
Name. Atriplex: an ancient Latin name.
1 and 2: Hastate Orache beside Barkers Creek, Castlemaine North. Note the triangular leaves, the slender stems, and the clustered flowers.
3: Barkers Creek , Castlemaine Botanic Gardens.