Calflora
Taxon  Report   12137 
Atriplex torreyi  (S. Watson) S. Watson
Torrey's saltbush
Atriplex torreyi, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Atriplex
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Atriplex lentiformis ssp. torreyi
PLANTS: Atriplex lentiformis var. torreyi
More information about  Atriplex torreyi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ATTO)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 23, 2017).

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