A gray perennial, with scurfy leaves, prostrate, spreading , good as groundcover, in sandy, coastal areas, at seaside, flowers insignificant, birds and small mammals eat seeds and foliage, also useful in restoration, not for large areas, but used as contrast for green-foliaged plants.
Atriplex californica tolerates seaside conditions, salt and sand.
Atriplex californica is great for a bird garden.
Foliage of Atriplex californica is evergreen.
Flower of Atriplex californica has color yellow.
Communities for Atriplex californica:Coastal Sage Scrub and Coastal Strand.