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Any of several salt-tolerant plants of the genus Atriplex, having edible leaves and important as browse plants.
(Plants) any of various chenopodiaceous shrubs of the genus Atriplex that grow in alkaline desert regions
any of various plants or shrubs belonging to the genus Atriplex, of the goosefoot family, that have mostly alternate leaves and clusters of inconspicuous flowers, often growing in saline or alkaline soil.
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|Noun||1.||saltbush - any of various shrubby plants of the genus Atriplex that thrive in dry alkaline soil|
Atriplex hymenelytra, desert holly - handsome low saltbush of arid southwestern United States and Mexico having blue-green prickly-edged leaves often used for Christmas decoration
Atriplex lentiformis, quail brush, quail bush, white thistle - spiny shrub with silvery-scurfy foliage of alkaline plains of southwestern United States and Mexico