Taxon: Atriplex argentea Nutt.

 
Genus: Atriplex
Family: Chenopodiaceae
  Subfamily: Chenopodioideae
      Tribe: Chenopodieae
Nomen number: 433236
Place of publication: Gen. N. Amer. pl. 1:198. 1818
Name Verified on: 10-May-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-May-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • saltbush  (Source: F Canada) - English
  • silver orach  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • silverscale  (Source: F Canada) - English
  • silverscale saltbush  (Source: Atlas GPlains) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba, - British Columbia

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. 1980 (F New Mex)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains. 1977 (Atlas GPlains)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. 1977 (F Missouri)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. 1993 (F Utah ed2)

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