Atriplex polycarpa

Cattle Saltbush

Plant family: Chenopodiaceae - Goosefoot


Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California

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Flower Color Insignificant
Blooming Season Summer
Height 5-15 feet
Spread 5-10 feet
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Alkali Sink, Desert

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Sand, Sandy Loam

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A favorite of desert tortoises. Great for habitat gardens. Easy and completely drought tolerant once established.Prefers sandy or loamy soils. Does not grow well in clay soils.

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