Native shrub growing 3 to 8 feet tall. Named for the four membranous winged capsules that encompass the seed. Four-Wing Saltbush prefers deep, well drained soils and full to partial sun. Plant produces yellow, showy fruit from spring to fall. Inconspicuous flowers blend in with the rest of the plant. Attracts butterflies, bees, and many different kinds of wildlife. Livestock and wildlife find the plant highly palatable, while small animals use it for cover. Its extensive root system provides excellent erosion control; commonly used for reclamation.