Krascheninnikova lanata

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Krascheninnikova lanata
Krascheninnikova lanata

Species Name: Krascheninnikovia lanata
Common Name: Winter Fat

Very widespread throughout desert and desert mountains. Silver white leaves enhance any rock garden. High wildlife value since it is browsed during winter.

Plant Family: Chenopodiaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Low
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: White/Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: High Sierra Nevada, Tehachapi, San Jacinto Valley, Inner South Coast Ranges, Northern Transverse Ranges, Great Basin, Mojave Desert
Natural Habitat: Rocky to clay soils, flats, gentle slopes from 350- 8000'

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