Taxon  Report   962 
Atriplex argentea  Nutt.
Silver saltweed,  Silverscale saltbush
Atriplex argentea
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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Atriplex argentea
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Atriplex argentea
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Atriplex argentea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Atriplex argentea
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Atriplex argentea
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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