No member of this genus contains any toxins, all have more or less edible leaves. However, if grown with artificial fertilizers, they may concentrate harmful amounts of nitrates in their leaves.
Leaves - cooked. An emergency food
Seed - used in piñole or ground into a meal and used as a thickener in making bread or mixed with flour in making bread.
There are no material uses listed for Atriplex dimorphostegia.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Atriplex dimorphostegia.
Seed - sow mid to late spring in situ. Germination is usually rapid.
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We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though it should be possible to grow it as a spring-sown annual. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Succeeds in full sun in any well-drained but not too fertile soil
. Most species in this genus tolerate saline and very alkaline soils
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Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Atriplex dimorphostegia. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.
Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Atriplex dimorphostegia.
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? 1.01.1 Schofield. J. J. Discovering Wild Plants - Alaska, W. Canada and the Northwest. ()
? 2.02.1 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
? [Flora of China] (1994-00-00)