saltbush


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saltbush

any of various chenopodiaceous shrubs of the genus Atriplex that grow in alkaline desert regions
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Australian saltbush is a sprawling plant that grows 8 feet in diameter.
Life at "Coodra" had allowed Banjo time for writing again, some as verses for children although nothing was published until 1917 as Saltbush Bill.
Within it are subhabitats: alkali wetlands and sinks, saltbush scrub, and annual grasslands.
Bennett D, George R, Silberstein R (2012) Changes in run-off and groundwater conditions under saltbush grazing systems: preliminary results of a paired catchment study.
Halophytic plants such as saltbush (Atriplex halimus and Atriplex nummularia) contain high levels of secondary metabolites, mainly oxalic acid (Alazzeh and Abu-Zanat, 2004).
He considered the line of bluebush and saltbush was the line of demarcation between fair and poor rainfall, and I think he defined it in the original plan correctly, because there is saltbush north of that line, and I have not seen any south of it.
Signature dish and where to eat it: How about shepherd's pie of organic saltbush lamb at his Darlinghurst cafe, or scallops with turnip puree and saffron vinaigrette from his celebrity-packed Surry Hills restaurant.
Mountain Plovers inhabit hardpan soil valley bottoms within the ACEC, where dominant vegetation includes Nuttall's saltbush (Atriplex nuttallii), Sandberg bluegrass (Poa secunda), western wheatgrass (Pascopyrum smithii), plains prickly pear (Opuntia polycantha), wild onion (Allium spp.
Graeme Hopkins is trialling the suitability of various native plants, such as grasses, sedges and saltbush, in living walls at his Adelaide Hills home and office.
The plant grows in loose sandy soils in Joshua tree woodland, saltbush scrub and Mojavean desert scrub communities.
Saline land that would be indicated by salt-lovers like Atriplex confertifolia (of the saltbush group) or Kochia would support crops only in very rainy years.