Thursday, February 21, 2008

California saltbush (atriplex Californica)

GOOSEFOOT FAMILY

A, B

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California saltbush is a low, usually prostrate, monoecious perennial with many much-
branched spreading-to-decumbent stems which inhabits sandy soils on sea bluffs, and in coastal dunes and salt marshes. It is an inconspicuous plant which is easily missed unless one knows what one is looking for.







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