Taxon  Report   986    
Atriplex lentiformis  (Torr.) S. Watson
Big saltbush
Atriplex lentiformis
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Atriplex lentiformis
© 2014 Steve Matson
Atriplex lentiformis
© 2014 Steve Matson
Atriplex lentiformis, 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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Atriplex lentiformis
© 2003 Nature Ali
Genus: Atriplex
Communities: Alkali Sink, Valley Grassland, Coastal Salt Marsh, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Obione lentiformis
More information about  Atriplex lentiformis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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).