Calflora
Taxon  Report   964    
Atriplex argentea  Nutt.  var. hillmanii  M. E. Jones
Hillman's silverscale
Atriplex argentea var. hillmanii
© 2017 Gerald Carr
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Atriplex argentea var. hillmanii
© 2017 Gerald Carr
Atriplex argentea var. hillmanii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Atriplex argentea var. hillmanii
© 2017 Gerald Carr
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Atriplex
Parent: Atriplex argentea
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Atriplex hillmanii

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Atriplex hillmanii
More information about  Atriplex argentea var. hillmanii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ATHI)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).