Taxon  Report   1011 
Atriplex truncata  (Torrey) A. Gray
Wedgescale saltweed
Atriplex truncata
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Atriplex truncata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Atriplex truncata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Atriplex truncata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Atriplex truncata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Atriplex
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Atriplex subdecumbens
TJM2: Atriplex truncata var. stricta
TJM2: Obione truncata
More information about  Atriplex truncata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Feb 25, 2018).

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