Calflora
Taxon  Report   171    
Allenrolfea occidentalis  (S. Watson) Kuntze
Iodine bush,  Iodinebush
Allenrolfea occidentalis
© 2018 Matt Berger
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Allenrolfea occidentalis
© 2005 Steven Perkins
Allenrolfea occidentalis
© 2009 Mary Winter
Allenrolfea occidentalis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Allenrolfea occidentalis
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Allenrolfea
Communities: Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Halostachys occidentalis
More information about  Allenrolfea occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALOC2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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