Taxon  Report   984 
Atriplex hymenelytra  (Torr.) S. Watson
Desert holly,  Desertholly saltbush
Atriplex hymenelytra
© 2009 Steve Matson
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Atriplex hymenelytra
© 2010 Steve Matson
Atriplex hymenelytra
© 2007 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Atriplex hymenelytra, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Atriplex hymenelytra
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Atriplex
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Obione hymenelytra
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 22, 2018).

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