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Allenrolfea occidentalis (S. Wats.) Kuntze
USDA Symbol: ALOC2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Succulent, hairless, highly branched shrub; woody below.
This plant, a member of the goosefoot family and relative of the glassworts, tolerates salty soils by taking up salt into plant tissues.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
AZ , CA , ID , NM , NV , OR , TX , UT Native Distribution:
Oregon and Idaho south and east to California and Texas. Native Habitat:
Salt flats, saline areas, playa margins. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff