Calflora
Taxon  Report   11356    
Atriplex canescens  (Pursh) Nutt.  var. canescens 
Fourwing saltbush
Atriplex canescens var. canescens
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Atriplex canescens var. canescens
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Atriplex canescens var. canescens
© 2009 James M. Andre
Atriplex canescens var. canescens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Atriplex canescens var. canescens
© 2016 James Gonsman
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Atriplex
Parent: Atriplex canescens
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Atriplex canescens var. occidentalis
PLANTS: Atriplex tetraptera
ICPN + PLANTS: Atriplex canescens ssp. canescens
More information about  Atriplex canescens var. canescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ATCAC)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: Jan 21, 2019).