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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Atriplex confertifolia (Torrey & Fremont) S.Watson (Four-wing saltbush, chamizo cenizo)

Crater Range


Life Form: shrub,medium
Flower Color: green
Spines: spineless
Family: Amaranthaceae (amaranth family)
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, and J. Malusa. 2014. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona: Part 8. Eudicots: Acanthaceae to Apocynaceae. Phytoneuron 2014-85, 1-71 page 28 (8.5 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Atriplex confertifolia (Torrey & Fremont) S.Watson (opens in a new tab).






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