Calflora
Taxon  Report   1000    
Atriplex polycarpa  (Torr.) S. Watson
Allscale saltbush,  Allscale, cattle spinach, Cattle saltbush, Cattle spinach
Atriplex polycarpa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Atriplex
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, Alkali Sink

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Atriplex curvidens
JEF: Obione polycarpa
More information about  Atriplex polycarpa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ATPO)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2019).