This name is a synonym of Atriplex elegans var. thornberi M.E.Jones.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: N. Amer. Fl. 21: 57 1916.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:26488-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2665861, and has not been changed.