Taxon  Report   991 
Atriplex minuscula  Standley
Lesser saltscale
Atriplex minuscula
© 2000 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
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Atriplex minuscula
© 2010 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Atriplex minuscula, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Atriplex minuscula
© 2010 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Genus: Atriplex
Shadscale Scrub, Valley Grassland, Alkali Sink
Habitat: playas [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Atriplex parishii var. minuscula
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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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