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Atriplex lentiformis 'Island Form' (big saltbush)

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Big Saltbush
Chumash - 'I'laq
A fast growing ground cover that can reach up to five feet tall and wide.  It has yellow and brown flowers that bloom in the summer.  This shrub makes a great hedge or bank stabilizaion.
Plant with:  native grasses such as Deer Grass (Muhlenbergia sp.), Arrow Weed (Pluchea sericea), Mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa or pubescens), Desert Thorn (Lycium sp.), Alkali Goldenbush (Isocoma acradenia), and willows (Salix sp.)

 

- Plant in full sun

- Best in sandy soil

- Water once a month after the first year

- Attracts butterflies and birds

- Hardy up to 15 degrees

- Native to California