Evergreen mat-forming shrub growing between 8 and 20 inches tall. Mat Saltbush’s white bark is thick and spongy with thin silver-green leaves. Small white hairs cover the plant. Solitary yellow to light brown flowers grow on the end of an erect and slender stem; flowers bloom from April to June. Prefers sandy, dry soil and full sun; drought tolerant. Fair forage for livestock and wildlife, but can be poisonous if too much is consumed.