Latin name: Atriplex lentiformis (Torrey) S. Watson
Pronunciation: AT-ri-plex len-ti-FOR-mis
Common name: Quailbush
Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot)
Habitat: Alkaline or saline washes, mostly below 2000', in both deserts, the northern part of the West Transverse Range and along the South Coast
Blooming period: August to October
Name derivations: 1) Atriplex 2) lentiformis