Fourwing saltbush: Atriplex canescens

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Description:

Botanical Characteristics:
:Habitat and range: Present in all states west of Missouri. ( USDA Plant Database).
Growth habit: Shrub.
Status: Not endangered in New Mexico.
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USDA Plant Profile Symbol: ATCA2

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Taxonomy:

KingdomPlantae---Plants
  SubkingdomTracheobionta---Vascular plants
    SuperdivisionSpermatophyta---Seed plants
      DivisionMagnoliophyta---Flowering plants
        ClassMagnoliopsida---Dicotyledons
          SubclassCaryophyllidae
            OrderCaryophyllales
              FamilyChenopodiaceae---Goosefoot family
                GenusAtriplex L.---saltbush
                  SpeciesAtriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt.---fourwing saltbush

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