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Atriplex barclayana

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Atriplex barclayana
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Atriplex barclayana
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Atriplex barclayana

Botanical Name: Atriplex barclayana
Common Name: Dwarf Saltbush

Forms dense mounds of nearly white foliage. Very drought tolerant. Flowers and seeds attract birds. Beautiful, attractive groundcover with glistening silvery leaves. Does well in clay soil.

Plant Family: Chenopodiaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 1' H x 4' W
Growth Habit: Low, spreading and mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Yellowish
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Baja (Cape Region)
Natural Habitat: Alkaline or saline soils

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