Calflora
Taxon  Report   989    
Atriplex leucophylla  (Moq.) D. Dietr.
Beach salt bush,  Beach saltbush, Sea scale, Seascale
Atriplex leucophylla
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Atriplex leucophylla
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Atriplex leucophylla
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Atriplex leucophylla, 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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Atriplex leucophylla
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Communities: Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Obione leucophylla
More information about  Atriplex leucophylla
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 (ATLE2)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2018).

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