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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Atriplex hymenelytra (Desert Holly)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

Habitat: valleys, sandy areas
Life Form: subshrub
Leaf Description: alternate simple coarsely toothed hollylike canescent
Flower Color: greenish or green
Spines: spineless
Family: Amaranthaceae (amaranth family)
Abundance: locally common
Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Atriplex hymenelytra (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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