Atriplex lentiformis ssp. lentiformis Atriplex lentiformis ssp. lentiformis
Common Name Brewer's Salt Bush, Big Saltbush, Quail Brush
Latin Name Atriplex lentiformis
Native Habitat Dry areas of the west from 0 to 5,000 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Once per month
Height X Width To 7 feet X 7 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Grey, evergreen
Garden Suitability Moonlight, Thornless, Songbird, Butterfly, Ethnobotanical
Ornamental Value Yellow flowers July to October, evergreen grey leaves, slight odor of cat urine
Nature Value Birds use seeds, plant browsed by small mammals, larval plant for Saltbush Sootywing butterfly
Native American Uses All parts of plant are edible but salty
Links  
    Images and data http://swbiodiversity.org/seinet/taxa/index.php?taxon=134
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=ATLE
    Images and data http://www.theodorepayne.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Atriplex_lentiformis_ssp._lentiformis
    Images and data http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/shrub/atrlen/all.html
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atriplex_lentiformis
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/97805/
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=987
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Chenopodiaceae/Atriplex_breweri.html
    Data http://www.pfaf.org/database/plants.php?Atriplex+lentiformis
    Data http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=242415598
    Distribution, images, and data http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=ATLE
    Nursery, images, and data http://www.cnplx.info/nplx/species?taxon=Atriplex+lentiformis+ssp.+lentiformis
    Nursery, images, and data http://www.laspilitas.com/nature-of-california/plants/atriplex-lentiformis-breweri
Note: High pollinator
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