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Atriplex acanthocarpa ssp. coahuilensis

Atriplex acanthocarpa (Torr.) S. Watson ssp. coahuilensis Henrickson

Coahuila Orach, Coahuila Orache, Tubercled Saltbush

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot family)

Synonym(s): Atriplex acanthocarpa var. coahuilensis

USDA Symbol: ATACC

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 40 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Habitat: Saline, often fine-textured soils.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Atriplex acanthocarpa ssp. coahuilensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Atriplex acanthocarpa ssp. coahuilensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Atriplex acanthocarpa ssp. coahuilensis

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-10-28
Research By: CBR

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