Calflora
Taxon  Report   981    
Atriplex gardneri  (Moq.) D. Dietr.  var. falcata  (M. E. Jones) S. L. Welsh
Salt sage,  Sickle saltbush
Atriplex gardneri var. falcata
© 2013 Trent M. Draper
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Atriplex gardneri var. falcata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Atriplex gardneri var. falcata
© 2013 Trent M. Draper
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Atriplex falcata

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Atriplex falcata
ICPN: Atriplex nuttallii var. falcata
More information about  Atriplex gardneri var. falcata
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 (ATFA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 15, 2018).

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