Calflora
Taxon  Report   993    
Atriplex pacifica  A. Nelson
Pacific saltbrush,  South coast saltbush, South coast saltscale
Atriplex pacifica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition
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, coastal

Communities: Alkali Sink, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Atriplex ramosissima
ICPN: Obione microcarpa
More information about  Atriplex pacifica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ATPA)


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: May 23, 2019).