Definition of Atriplex lentiformis

1. Noun. Spiny shrub with silvery-scurfy foliage of alkaline plains of southwestern United States and Mexico.

Exact synonyms: Quail Brush, Quail Bush, White Thistle
Generic synonyms: Saltbush



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atriplex Lentiformis

Atlantist
Atlas
Atlas Mountains
Atlas cedar
Atlas lion
Atlas moth
Atlas moths
Atmungsferment
Atomic Age
Atomic Energy Commission
Atrichornis
Atrichornithidae
Atriplex
Atriplex hortensis
Atriplex hymenelytra
Atriplex lentiformis
Atriplex mexicana
Atromid-S
Atropa
Atropa belladonna
Atropatene
Atropidae
Atropos
Atrovent
Atsera
Atsugewi
Attacapa
Attacapan
Attalea
Attalea funifera

Literary usage of Atriplex lentiformis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. California Desert Trails by Joseph Smeaton Chase (1919)
"atriplex lentiformis. Quail-bush. A large gray bush very common on silt or alkaline soil, up to 15 feet high, and usually of smooth, dome-shaped outline. ..."

2. Physiological and Medical Observations Among the Indians of Southwestern by AleŇ° Hrdlička (1908)
"Uu-tam (atriplex lentiformis) is a bush growing near the Gila. The seeds are gathered and pounded up in a wooden mortar, the bran being blown awa}'. ..."

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