Taxon  Report   1005    
Atriplex serenana  A. Nelson ex Abrams  var. davidsonii  (Standl.) Munz
Bractscale,  Davidson's saltbush, Davidson's saltscale
Atriplex serenana var. davidsonii
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
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Atriplex serenana var. davidsonii
© 2009 Stanley Spencer
Atriplex serenana var. davidsonii
© 2014 Jordan Zylstra
Atriplex serenana var. davidsonii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Atriplex serenana var. davidsonii
© 2009 Stanley Spencer
Genus: Atriplex
Parent: Atriplex serenana
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Atriplex davidsonii
More information about  Atriplex serenana var. davidsonii
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

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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:   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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