SHADSCALE SALTBUSH

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SHADSCALE SALTBUSH suitable for counties:
NORTH DAKOTA: Billings, Slope
NEW MEXICO: McKinley, Rio Arriba, San Juan, Sandoval, Union
NEVADA: Churchill, Clark, Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lincoln, Lyon, Mineral, Nye, Pershing, Storey, Washoe, White Pine
OREGON: Crook, Grant, Harney, Lake, Malheur, Wasco, Wheeler
TEXAS: Baylor, Garza, Lubbock
UTAH: Beaver, Box Elder, Cache, Carbon, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Piute, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch, Washington, Wayne, Weber
WYOMING: Big Horn, Campbell, Carbon, Fremont, Johnson, Natrona, Park, Sheridan, Sublette, Sweetwater, Uinta, Washakie
ARIZONA: Apache, Coconino, Graham, Mohave, Navajo
CALIFORNIA: Inyo, Kern, Lassen, Los Angeles, Modoc, Mono, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo
COLORADO: Delta, Garfield, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, San Miguel
IDAHO: Ada, Bannock, Canyon, Cassia, Clark, Custer, Lemhi, Owyhee, Twin Falls
MONTANA: Big Horn, Carbon, Carter, Custer, Dawson, Fallon, Garfield, McCone, Musselshell, Petroleum, Powder River, Prairie, Wibaux

Shadscale saltbush belongs to family of chenopodiaceae plants, its species name is confertifolia. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Shadscale saltbush has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Shadscale saltbush booms in early summer.The plant grows in semi-erect form with multiple stems. Shadscale saltbush is a slow growing plant, a mature Shadscale saltbush can grow up to 3.0 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 3.0
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 165
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Early Summer
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Early Summer Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 60585
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
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 : High 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 : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : Yes Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 3
Height, Mature (feet) : 3.0 Known Allelopath : Yes
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No 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 : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 165
Hedge Tolerance : Medium Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 7.5 pH (Maximum) : 9.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 1200 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 2800
Precipitation (Minimum) : 12 Precipitation (Maximum) : 12
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 10 Salinity Tolerance : High
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38

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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, UT.
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©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
shadscale saltbush
©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
shadscale saltbush
©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
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©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
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©Gary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Churchill Co., Sand Mountain. April 15, 2004.
shadscale saltbush
©Gary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Churchill Co., Sand Mountain. April 15, 2004.

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