Calflora
Taxon  Report   991    
Atriplex minuscula  Standl.
Lesser saltscale
Atriplex minuscula, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Atriplex
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: playas

Communities: Shadscale Scrub, Valley Grassland, Alkali Sink

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Atriplex parishii var. minuscula
More information about  Atriplex minuscula
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ATMI3)


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: Oct 20, 2019).