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Sonoran Desert Plants
Atriplex hymenelytra (Desert Holly)

Crater Range

 

 Atriplex hymenelytra

 Atriplex hymenelytra

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

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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