Patagonia Wildflowers
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crested saltbrush
Atriplex hystrix
Atriplex hystrix
crested saltbrush Atriplex/Chenopodium
Atriplex hystrix Amaranthaceae
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English common name
  •crested saltbrush
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Atriplex hystrix Phil.
rules for finding collection records
  Atriplex mucronata (5)
  Atriplex hystrix (0)
family name
  • Amaranthaceae
Image Author: Marcelo Rosas, Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Chile.
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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