Taxon  Report   12137    
Atriplex torreyi  (S. Watson) S. Watson
Torrey's saltbush
Atriplex torreyi
© 2015 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Atriplex torreyi
© 2015 Steve Matson
Atriplex torreyi
© 2015 Steve Matson
Atriplex torreyi, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Atriplex torreyi
© 2015 Steve Matson
Genus: Atriplex
Subspecies and Varieties:

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Atriplex lentiformis ssp. torreyi
PLANTS: Atriplex lentiformis var. torreyi
More information about  Atriplex torreyi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (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:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).