Taxon  Report   967 
Atriplex canescens  (Pursh) Nutt.
Fourwing saltbush; shadscale, Hoary Saltbush, fourwing saltbush, shadscale
Atriplex canescens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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Bloom Period
Communities: Alkali Sink, Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Coastal Strand, Valley Grassland, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Atriplex
Subspecies and Varieties:
Atriplex canescens var. angustifolia
Atriplex canescens var. canescens
Atriplex canescens var. laciniata
Atriplex canescens var. linearis
Atriplex canescens var. macilenta
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Atriplex nuttallii
TJM2: Calligonum canescens
 Information about  Atriplex canescens  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (ATCA2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2014).

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