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Atriplex  nuttallii S.Watson   
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FamilyAMARANTHACEAE
Genus species var.Atriplex  nuttallii S.Watson 
SynonymsAtriplex buxifolia Rydb.
 Atriplex nuttallii var. anomala M.E.Jones
 Atriplex nuttallii var. utahensis M.E.Jones
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.NevadaUtah
semideserts of w. USA
Description densely grey scaly, leaves numerous, alternate, linear-spathulate to oblong, entire dioecious
Size10-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typedecumbent shrub
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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