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Atriplex elegans
wheelscale saltbush Atriplex/Chenopodium
Atriplex elegans Amaranthaceae
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common name
  wheelscale saltbush
accepted scientific name
  Atriplex elegans (Moq.) D. Dietr.
rules for finding collection records
  Atriplex elegans (543)
  Atriplex fasciculata (78)
family name
  Amaranthaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Michael J. Plagens
Image License: CC BY-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of March thru 2nd week of December

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (16)
Gila Wilderness (8)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
Michael Charters (1)
base map where plant found
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Desert
Disturbed
Salt Marsh
Riparian
Sand
Rocky
Native Plant Status
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