| The Four-wing Saltbush is a hardy desert evergreen shrub. It is
highly tolerant of high salt or alkaline soil. It has gray-green leaves and
bears seeds with foliage coming off of them, creating wings for further
||It can grow 4-5
feet with wide spreading dense branching.
If it is burned, the
ashes can be used as a baking soda substitute, The seeds are the most useful
part of the plant when ground into a meal.
The meal can be mixed with other meal to create a flour or it can be mixed with
water for a beverage.
Wilbur D. May Center at
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
1595 N. Sierra,
Reno, Nevada U.S.A.
(775) 785-5961 Fax (775) 785-4707