Definition of saltbush in English:


Line breaks: salt|bush
Pronunciation: /ˈsɔːltbʊʃ
, ˈsɒ-/


  • A salt-tolerant orache plant sometimes used in the reclamation of saline soils or to provide grazing in areas of salty soil.
    • Genus Atriplex, family Chenopodiaceae: several species, in particular the Australian A. vesicaria
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    • New flora grew on the shore: Desert scrub, creosote bush, saltbush, and tamarisk.
    • The saltbush Atriplex halimus is a chenopodiaceous plant well adapted to dry saline habitats and widely distributed in the Mediterranean Basin.
    • A fruit commonly consumed by Silvereyes is the small, polymorphic berry (red, yellow, or white) of the fragrant saltbush.

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