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Atriplex canescens

Four Wing Saltbush

Family: Amaranthaceae

Type: Small plant 6'h x 6'w

Flowers: Spring

Flower Indistinct

Likes: Full Sun


Extremely drought tolerant. 

Not a real attractive plant but will grow anywhere without irrigation.  


Good as a hedge or screen plant. 


Taller shrub that can grow with zero supplemental water. 


This is one that grows in the Southern San Joaquin Valley  - where you drive by and think - "what could possible stay alive here"?


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