Mat Saltbush (Atriplex corrugata)

Low-growing native shrub with a woody base and silvery-green leaves. Yellow flowers bloom in the spring. Palatable to livestock and wildlife.


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.

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Scientific Name

Atriplex corrugata

Common Name

Mat Saltbush

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