Family: Chenopodiaceae (GOOSEFOOT).
Other common names: big saltbush, coast saltbush, lenscale.
Generic common name: SALTBUSH, ORACH.
Malibu Lagoon State Beach: salt marsh, September 2006.
Characteristics: Native, Green, Red, Small, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Summer.
Note: the flowers of this plant are often referred to as green.