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Atriplex matamorensis (Matamoros saltbush)
Leander, Bruce

Atriplex matamorensis

Atriplex matamorensis A. Nelson

Matamoros Saltbush

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Oblong
Leaf Apex: Acute
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Dioecious
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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



Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1316 Collected 2009-11-17 in Brazoria County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

USDA: Find Atriplex matamorensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Atriplex matamorensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Atriplex matamorensis


Record Modified: 2010-03-15
Research By: DEW

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