Taxon  Report   171    
Allenrolfea occidentalis  (S. Watson) Kuntze
Iodine bush,  Iodinebush
Allenrolfea occidentalis
© 2009 Mary Winter
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Allenrolfea occidentalis
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Allenrolfea occidentalis
© 2005 Steven Perkins
Allenrolfea occidentalis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Allenrolfea occidentalis
© 2018 Matt Berger
Genus: Allenrolfea
Communities: Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Halostachys occidentalis
More information about  Allenrolfea occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 15, 2019).