Definition of Atriplex lentiformis
1. Noun. Spiny shrub with silvery-scurfy foliage of alkaline plains of southwestern United States and Mexico.
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Literary usage of Atriplex lentiformis
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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 Aleš 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}'. ..."