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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: Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 0917 0250 (2017-09-04)

Copyright © 2017 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Sep 25, 2016
  • latitude 31.82337   longitude 107.57037     View on Google Maps.
  • location   State Hiway NM 9, mm 92.5, 0.3 mile east of road south to VOR station, 4.2 miles east of junction with NM 11 in Columbus, (Luna County, New Mexico, US)
  • family Amaranthaceae
  • plant community   Chihuahuan Desert playa riparian grassland at 4006' (1221m)
  • notes   small, dioecious, woody-based sub-shrubs on alkaline silty clay soils of the Mimbres Basin playa with Pleuraphis mutica (Tobosa Grass), Sporobolus airoides, Prominent female fruiting tubercules shown.
  • keywords: CDR, Chihuahuan Desert
  • contributor's ID #  CDR 193
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

  • common names   Tubercled Saltbush (photographer)
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