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.
Young leaves - cooked
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 glabriuscula.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Atriplex glabriuscula.
Seed - sow April/May in situ. Germination is usually rapid.
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Succeeds in full sun in any well-drained but not too fertile soil
. Most species in this genus tolerate saline and very alkaline soils
This species is either very closely related to, or no more than part of, A. hastata
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Associations & Interactions
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Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Atriplex glabriuscula.
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Material uses & Functions
- Strong wind
- Maritime exposure
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? 1.01.1 Kunkel. G. Plants for Human Consumption. Koeltz Scientific Books ISBN 3874292169 (1984-00-00)
? 2.02.1 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
? 3.03.1 Clapham, Tootin and Warburg. Flora of the British Isles. Cambridge University Press (1962-00-00)
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