silverscale

noun

Definition of silverscale

: a bushy annual saltbush (Atriplex argentea) that has scurfy gray foliage and is widespread on alkaline soils of the western U.S.

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“Silverscale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silverscale. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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