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Atriplex serenana  A. Nelson ex Abrams  var. davidsonii  (Standl.) Munz
Bractscale,   Davidson's saltbush,   Davidson's saltscale
Atriplex serenana var. davidsonii is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found in Baja California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).
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Parent: Atriplex serenana
Genus: Atriplex
Family: Chenopodiaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTSAtriplex davidsonii
Information about  Atriplex serenana var. davidsonii from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ATSED)

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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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 02/07/2023).