Atriplex acanthocarpa var. coahuilensis
Great Basin Naturalist 55: 323. 1995.
Leaves: petiole mainly 3–8 mm; blade hastate-lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, oblong-ovate, or ovate to obovate, mainly 15–30 × 5–15 mm, margin entire or irregularly repand-dentate, sinuate-dentate, undulate-crisped, with sinuses rounded, or less commonly entire. Fruiting bracteoles mainly horizontally spreading when mature, mainly 8–12 mm thick, on stipes mainly 1–4 mm when mature, body globose, 4–7 mm thick, covered with radiating, conic, tuberculate processes mainly 2.5–5 mm.
Habitat: Saline, often fine-textured soils
Elevation: 10-100 m
Tex., n Mexico (Coahuila, Tamaulipas).