Taxon  Report   966    
Atriplex californica  Moq.  
(no longer an active name)
California salt bush,  California saltbush
Atriplex californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Atriplex
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Extriplex californica

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Extriplex californica
NOTE: Atriplex californica is no longer an active name.
More information about  Atriplex californica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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: Feb 23, 2019).