Four Wing Saltbush

Atriplex canescens

Saltbush 6

Saltbush

The scientific name for Saltbush is Atriplex canescens. Its height can be up to 10 feet tall. The leaves are 0.5 to 2 inches long. The plants can change sex when they need to.

Resources:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atriplex_canescens
https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/plant-of-the-week/atriplex_canescens.shtml

By Freya Hassan (2nd grade) Chinook Spirit Children’s Academy

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Hadley Paul Garland, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/paul_garland/4288439714/
  2. (c) Freya Hassan, all rights reserved, uploaded by chinookspirit, https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/12017658
  3. (c) chinookspirit, all rights reserved, uploaded by chinookspirit, https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/12017660
  4. (c) Matt Lavin, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/plant_diversity/8148180739/
  5. (c) Matt Lavin, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/plant_diversity/8148180485/
  6. Adapted by albuquerqueherbalism from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atriplex

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