Common Name: 
Salt Bush, Orach

A genus of some 100 species of shrubs, subshrubs, or annuals which are usually gray or white.  Leaves alternate or opposite, flat, toothed or lobed, sometimes entire.  Flowers small, usually unisexual, in terminal clusters.  Widely distributed in temperate and subtropical regions, often in deserts and salt marshes, adapted to alkaline or high salt conditions.
Atriplex: Latin name for these plants.

Pronunciation: 
AH-tri-plex
Family: 
Chenopodiaceae