FOURWING SALTBUSH

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FOURWING SALTBUSH suitable for counties:
ARIZONA: Apache, Cochise, Coconino, Graham, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, Yuma
CALIFORNIA: Butte, Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Lassen, Los Angeles, Mono, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura
COLORADO: Alamosa, Arapahoe, Bent, Boulder, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Conejos, Costilla, Delta, Denver, Dolores, Eagle, Fremont, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jefferson, Kiowa, Las Animas, Lincoln, Logan, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Morgan, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Saguache, Washington, Weld, Yuma
IDAHO: Ada, Bannock, Canyon, Cassia, Clark, Elmore, Gooding, Jefferson, Oneida, Owyhee
KANSAS: Ellis, Gove, Logan, Meade, Morton
MONTANA: Dawson, Park, Petroleum, Phillips, Prairie, Roosevelt, Rosebud, Toole
NORTH DAKOTA: Burleigh, Dunn, Emmons, Golden Valley, Hettinger, McKenzie, Morton, Slope
NEBRASKA: Dawes, Scotts Bluff, Sioux
NEW MEXICO: Bernalillo, Catron, Chaves, Cibola, Colfax, De Baca, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Lea, Lincoln, Los Alamos, Luna, McKinley, Quay, Rio Arriba, Roosevelt, San Juan, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Sierra, Socorro, Taos, Torrance
NEVADA: Churchill, Clark, Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Humboldt, Lander, Lincoln, Lyon, Mineral, Nye, Pershing, Storey, Washoe, White Pine
OKLAHOMA: Cimarron, Cotton, Grady, Greer, Harmon, Jackson, Major
OREGON: Crook, Harney, Lake, Malheur
SOUTH DAKOTA: Buffalo, Butte, Corson, Fall River, Harding, Hughes, Jackson, Pennington, Stanley
TEXAS: Armstrong, Bailey, Brewster, Briscoe, Callahan, Childress, Collingsworth, Crane, Crockett, Culberson, Deaf Smith, Ellis, Garza, Hall, Howard, Hudspeth, King, Knox, Lampasas, Loving, Martin, Maverick, Mitchell, Oldham, Pecos, Presidio, Randall, Reagan, Reeves, Shackelford, Starr, Taylor, Terrell, Upton, Val Verde, Ward, Webb, Winkler, Zapata
UTAH: Beaver, Box Elder, Carbon, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Piute, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Washington, Wayne, Weber
WASHINGTON: All counties
WYOMING: Albany, Big Horn, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Fremont, Goshen, Johnson, Laramie, Natrona, Niobrara, Park, Platte, Sheridan, Sweetwater, Uinta, Weston

Fourwing saltbush belongs to family of chenopodiaceae plants, its species name is canescens. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Fourwing saltbush has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Fourwing saltbush booms in late spring.The plant grows in semi-erect form with multiple stems. Fourwing saltbush is a slow growing plant, a mature Fourwing saltbush can grow up to 4.0 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions. Other varieties of this plant are fourwing saltbushfourwing saltbush,,fourwing saltbushfourwing saltbush,,fourwing saltbushfourwing saltbush,,fourwing saltbushfourwing saltbush,,thinleaf fourwing saltbushthinleaf fourwing saltbush, and fourwing saltbush

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 4.0
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 115
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -43 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Late Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Late Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Summer Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 44203
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Slow

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : High
Palatable Graze Animal : Medium Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Medium
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : Low C:N Ratio : Medium
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter : Moderate
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Green
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 4
Height, Mature (feet) : 4.0 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Semi-Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : High Cold Stratification Required : No
Drought Tolerance : High Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 115
Hedge Tolerance : Medium Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 6.5 pH (Maximum) : 9.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 640 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 2700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 18 Precipitation (Maximum) : 18
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 20 Salinity Tolerance : High
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -43

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©Steven Perkins. USDA NRCS. United States, CA, Riverside Co., Blythe. January 23, 2004.
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 19. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.

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