- Common Orache (Atriplex patula)

- Lower leaves have sides meeting at an acute angle at base, whereas those of A prostrata agg have them with an almost flat base (i.e an angle of nearly 180) If this feature is not clear the two species are hard to tell apart. Bracteoles enclosing the fruit c 3-10 mm long Told from Fat Hen by having separate male and female flowers.Uncommon, waste and cultivated ground

Other features: Bracteoles fused about halfway to base. Upper leaves narrow.