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Allenrolfea occidentalis (S. Watson) Kuntze
Synonym(s): Halostachys occidentalis
USDA Symbol: ALOC2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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
, UT Native Distribution:
Oregon and Idaho south and east to California and Texas. Native Habitat:
Salt flats, saline areas, playa margins.
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
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
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff