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Smooth Saltbush (Atriplex pusilla)

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Atriplex Pusilla, or more commonly know as Smooth 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 Pusilla or Smooth Saltbush's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Atriplex
  • Family: Chenopodiaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 8(OBL) 9(FAC+) 0(FAC)


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