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