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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 0118 2507 (2018-01-28)

Copyright © 2018 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Sep 25, 2016
  • latitude 31.80733   longitude 107.45497     View on Google Maps.
  • location   State Highway NM 9, mm 97, 11.1 miles east of junction with NM 11 in Columbus, 2.9 miles west of escarpment breaks at old Arena siding (Luna County, New Mexico, US)
  • family Amaranthaceae
  • plant community   Chihuahuan Desert playa riparian grassland at 3976' (1212m)
  • notes   small, dioecious, woody-based sub-shrubs in slightly alkaline/saline silty clay soil of large flat playa on ancient Pleistocene lake bed forming the Mimbres Basin. Male inflorescence spike shown.
  • keywords: CDR, Chihuahuan Desert
  • contributor's ID #  CDR 160
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

  • common names   Tubercled Saltbush (photographer)
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