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Atriplex argentea ssp. expansa

Atriplex argentea Nutt. ssp. expansa (S. Watson) H.M. Hall & Clem.

Mohave Orach, Mojave Silverscale, Silverscale Saltbush, Silverscale Saltbush

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot family)

Synonym(s): Atriplex argentea var. mohavensis, Atriplex expansa, Atriplex expansa var. mohavensis

USDA Symbol: ATARE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , CO , NM , NV , TX
Native Habitat: Dry or saline substrates.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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