Calflora
Taxon  Report   967    
Atriplex canescens  (Pursh) Nutt.
Fourwing saltbush,  Hoary saltbush, Shadscale
Atriplex canescens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Communities: Alkali Sink, Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Coastal Strand, Valley Grassland, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Calligonum canescens
More information about  Atriplex canescens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ATCA2)


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).