Taxon  Report   989 
Atriplex leucophylla  (Moq.) D. Dietr.
Beach salt bush,  Beach saltbush, Sea scale, Seascale
Atriplex leucophylla
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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Atriplex leucophylla
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Atriplex leucophylla, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Atriplex leucophylla
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Atriplex
Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Obione leucophylla
More information about  Atriplex leucophylla
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

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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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