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Botanical Name: Atriplex spinifera
Common Name: Mojave Saltbush
- This is a grayish or whitish brambly shrub with erect branching stems growing to a maximum height near 6'.
- Plant Family: Chenopodiaceae
- Plant Type: Shrub
- Height by Width: 3-6' H x 3-6' W
- Growth Habit: Shrub
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Sun Exposure: Full sun
- Soil Preference: Adaptable, alkaline
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
- Cold Hardy to:
- Flower Season: Summer/Fall
- Flower Color: Yellow
- Endangered?: Not Listed
- Distribution: San Joaquin Valley, Inner South Coast Ranges, Mojave Desert.
- Natural Habitat: Saline soils, flats, dry lakes. Elevation: below 2400'.
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