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Atriplex parryi

Atriplex parryi S. Watson

Parry's Saltbush

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot family)


USDA Symbol: ATPA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


Native Habitat: Saline, fine-textured soils.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC FACW
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.

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.

Additional resources

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


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

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