Species Profile
Bakersfield Saltbush
Species Details
Common NameBakersfield Saltbush
Scientific NameAtriplex Tularensis
State Listing StatusEndangered (CA)
State Regulating AgencyCalifornia Department of Fish and Game
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Species Range
Bakersfield saltbush historically occurred on the borders of alkali sinks and on alkaline plains in the vicinity of Weed Patch in southern Kern County south of Bakersfield along Highway 99. Five of the six historically known populations have been destroyed by agricultural conversion of the habitat.
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