Taxon  Report   970    
Atriplex confertifolia  (Torr. & Frém.) S. Watson
Shadscale,  Spiny saltbush
Atriplex confertifolia
© 2006 Heath McAllister
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Atriplex confertifolia
© 2004 Heath McAllister
Atriplex confertifolia
© 2009 James M. Andre
Atriplex confertifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Atriplex confertifolia
© 2004 Heath McAllister
Genus: Atriplex
Communities: Shadscale Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Atriplex collina
PLANTS: Atriplex jonesii
PLANTS: Atriplex subconferta
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More information about  Atriplex confertifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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