Taxon  Report   994    
Atriplex parishii  S. Watson
Parish's brittlescale,  Parish's saltbush
Atriplex parishii
© 2009 Andrew Borcher
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Atriplex parishii
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Atriplex parishii
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Atriplex parishii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Atriplex parishii
© 2014 Jordan Zylstra
Genus: Atriplex
Communities: Shadscale Scrub, Alkali Sink, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: playas, vernal-pools

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Obione parishii
ICPN: Atriplex parishii var. parishii
More information about  Atriplex parishii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 23, 2019).