Synonyms : Atriplex rosea L. subsp. tarraconensis (Sennen) O.Bolòs et Vigo
Province distribution : Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Gerona. Tarragona.
Distribution in the islands : Cabrera. Formentera. Ibiza. Mallorca. Minorca.
General distribution : West Mediterranean
Flowering time : July. August. September. October. November.
Life-forms : Terophyte.
Habitat : Sandy soils.
IUCN Category : Poco preocupante
Characteristics : A herbaceous plant which lives in places with sandy, saline soils. It has a floury aspect, with small small, fleshy leaves with a slightly dentate margin. The fruits have two pieces which are joined to each another, with a fan-like dentate margin, often in pink or reddish hues. It flowers in summer and autumn.