Fourwing saltbush is a polymorphic species varying from deciduous to evergreen, depending on climate.Its much-branched stems are stout with whitish bark. Mature plants range from 1 to over 8 feet in height,depending on ecotype and the soil and climate…Fourwing saltbush provides excellent browse for deer season long. It is a good browse plant for bighorn sheep, antelope, and elk in fall and winter. It is also a food so urce and excellent cover for sharptail grouse, gray partridge (Huns), sage grouse, and other upland birds, rabbits, songbirds, and small mammals.
Atriplex canescens – Four wing saltbush, Chamiso, Chamiza, Wingscale, Saltsage, Shadscale