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Wedgescale Saltbush (Atriplex truncata)


Atriplex Truncata, or more commonly know as Wedgescale 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 Truncata or Wedgescale Saltbush's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Colorado, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

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

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