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Atriplex obovata (Mound saltbush)
Anderson, Wynn

Atriplex obovata

Atriplex obovata Moq.

Mound Saltbush

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ATOB

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Obovate
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Entire
Leaf Apex: Obtuse , Retuse
Inflorescence: Panicle
Size Notes: 20 - 80 cm tall and wide. (webref 3).
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Flowering summer to fall. (webref 3).

Distribution

USA: AZ , CO , NM , TX , UT
Native Distribution: Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, and Mexico.

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-03-30
Research By: WMWW

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