Shadscale Saltbush

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A shrub that can be found in 4”-8” precipitation zones and in elevations from 4,000-7,000 ft.. One of nearly 60 species of saltbushes that occur in the United States. Like Fourwing Saltbush, its leaf surfaces are silvery gray and scaly and its foliage has a salty taste, but unlike it, its leaves are rounded and its fruits have two wings instead of four. It grows from 1’-3’ in height. Native Americans ground the fruits of shadscale into flour.

Latin Name

Atriplex confertifolia

Origin

Native

Life Span

Annual

Season

Warm

Forage

Good to fair for all classes of livestock, pronghorn, and mule deer; provides winter and spring browse

Seeds Per Pound

64,900

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