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Last updated 2/21/2013 by David Giblin.
Atriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt. var. canescens[FNA4, HC, HC2]
hoary saltbush

Publication: Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 197. 1818.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: Not at WTU; WS?

Notes: FNA4 includes Washington within the range of this taxon, indicating a population in eastern Washington near Spokane. No WA specimens are currently known from any Pacific Northwest herbaria.

References:

» Stutz, H. C. and S. C. Sanderson. 1979. The role of polyploidy in the evolution of Atriplex canescens. In: J. R. Goodin and D. K. Northington, eds. 1929. Arid Plant Resources.... Lubbock. Pp. 615-621.
Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Atriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt. var. angustifolia (Torr.) S. Watson
Atriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt. var. occidentalis (Torr. & Frém.) S.L. Welsh & Stutz