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Atriplex polycarpa  (Torrey) S. Watson
Allscale, cattle spinach, Cattle Spinach, allscale saltbush, cattle saltbush
Atriplex polycarpa, 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 polycarpa
© 2005 Steve Matson
Atriplex polycarpa
© 2005 Steve Matson
Atriplex polycarpa
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, Alkali Sink
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Atriplex
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Atriplex curvidens
TJM2: Obione polycarpa
 Information about  Atriplex polycarpa  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ATPO)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 22, 2014).

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