salt brush

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Salt brush, more commonly called saltbush, is most likely a reference to a common western plant also known as the four wing saltbush or chamiza. Although it is a native species, it is commonly associated with disturbed sites, such as overgrazed land or high-use recreation areas.

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"Atriplex canescens, fourwing saltbush, Zion National Park, January 5, 2013" by k rupp is licensed under CC BY.

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