Taxon  Report   975    
Atriplex coulteri  (Moq.) D. Dietr.
Coulter's saltbush
Atriplex coulteri
© 2014 Steve Matson
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Atriplex coulteri
© 2016 Keir Morse
Atriplex coulteri
© 2016 Keir Morse
Atriplex coulteri, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Atriplex coulteri
© 2014 Steve Matson
Genus: Atriplex
Communities: Coastal Strand, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: dunes, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Obione coulteri
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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 19, 2019).