CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record atriplex_pusilla - Mon, Nov. 29, 2021 12:40 ET c
Atriplex pusilla
common namesmooth saltbush
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.1
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
SH     SH: presumed extinct in California
global rank
G4     G4: apparently secure, but some concern
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (3):
Whitmore Hot Springs (434A) 3711867, Fales Hot Springs (488C) 3811934, Marble Mountain (719C) 4112352
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Lassen (LAS), Mono (MNO), Siskiyou (SIS), Idaho (ID), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)(hot springs)/alkali
blooming period Jun-Sep  
elevation range1300 - 2000 meters
Move to List 1A? Need quads for Lassen Co. Many collections old; need field surveys. See Bot. King Expl. 291 (1871) for original description and Proc. Amer. Acad. 9: 110 (1874) for revised nomenclature.
full nameAtriplex pusilla (Torr. ex S. Wats.) S. Wats.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ATPU2 Element Code  PDCHE041P0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Mon, Nov. 29, 2021 from

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