Taxon  Report   981    
Atriplex gardneri  (Moq.) D. Dietr.  var. falcata  (M. E. Jones) S. L. Welsh
Salt sage,  Sickle saltbush
Atriplex gardneri var. falcata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Atriplex
Parent: Atriplex gardneri
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS other name:
Atriplex falcata

Alternate Names:
JEF: Atriplex falcata
JEF: Atriplex nuttallii var. falcata
More information about  Atriplex gardneri var. falcata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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: Oct 18, 2019).