Taxon  Report   1012 
Atriplex tularensis  Cov.
Bakersfield smallscale,  Tulare saltbush
Atriplex tularensis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1A (presumed extinct).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered .

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Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Atriplex
Communities:
Shadscale Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Atriplex cordulata var. tularensis
TJM2: Obione tularensis
More information about  Atriplex tularensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 25, 2016).

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