Calflora
Taxon  Report   1013    
Atriplex vallicola  Hoover  
(no longer an active name; please see Atriplex coronata var. vallicola)
Lost hills crownscale,  Lost hills saltbush
Atriplex vallicola
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Atriplex vallicola, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Atriplex vallicola
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Atriplex
Communities: Shadscale Scrub, Valley Grassland, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: vernal-pools

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN + CNPS accepted name:
Atriplex coronata var. vallicola

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Atriplex coronata var. vallicola
NOTE: Atriplex vallicola is no longer an active name.
More information about  Atriplex vallicola
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ATVA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).