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Atriplex acanthocarpa var. acanthocarpa; Tubercled Saltbush   

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Atriplex acanthocarpa var. acanthocarpa
Atriplex acanthocarpa var. acanthocarpa
Tubercled Saltbush
Photographer: E. Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 0617 0176 (2017-06-05)

Copyright © 2017 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Jul 17, 2015
  • latitude 31.16582   longitude 105.65683     View on Google Maps.
  • location   State Farm to Market Road TX-FM 34, 0.3 miles southwest of Interstate 10, exit 87, at 'Tommy's Town', 2.2 miles north of jxn. with TX FM 192 (Hudspeth County, Texas, US)
  • family Amaranthaceae
  • plant community   low alkaline clay hills in Chihuahuan Desert Scrub at 3635'
  • notes   Note the distinctive somewhat flattened horn-like tubercles projecting, burr-like, from the fruit on female plants. Leaves silvery-white with minute surface scales, shallowly toothed, somewhat sinuate.
  • keywords: CDR, Chihuahuan Desert
  • contributor's ID #  CDR 06
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

  • common names   Tubercled Saltbush (photographer)
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