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Mancos Shadscale (Proatriplex pleiantha)


Proatriplex Pleiantha, or more commonly know as Mancos Shadscale, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Proatriplex. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Proatriplex Pleiantha or Mancos Shadscale's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Proatriplex
  • Family: Chenopodiaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)

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