Atriplex corrugata

Atriplex corrugata

Mat saltbush

Short, mat-forming evergreen shrub adapted to heavy, alkaline soils on slopes, flats and benches from 4,000 to 7,000 ft. More alkaline and salt tolerant than other saltbushes. Fair forage for livestock and wildlife.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 12 
in.
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
4,000 
- 7,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Medium: 
Marginal
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Best

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Marginal
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
15.70 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
60,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Inconspicuous
Blooming Season: 
Spring