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Silverscale Saltbush (Atriplex argentea)

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Atriplex Argentea, or more commonly know as Silverscale Saltbush, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Atriplex. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Atriplex Argentea or Silverscale Saltbush's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Atriplex
  • Family: Chenopodiaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(NI) 3(FAC) 4(FACU) 5(FAC) 6(FAC) 7(FAC) 8(FAC) 9(FAC-) 0(FAC)


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