Calflora
Taxon  Report   966    
Atriplex californica  Moq.  (no longer an active name)
California salt bush,  California saltbush
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Atriplex californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Extriplex californica

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Extriplex californica
NOTE: Atriplex californica is no longer an active name.
More information about  Atriplex californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ATCA)

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: Oct 23, 2018).

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