Taxon  Report   10766 
Ambrosia salsola  (Torr. & A. Gray) Strother & B.G. Baldw.  var. pentalepis  (Rydb.) Strother & B.G. Baldw.
Five scaled burrobrush
Ambrosia salsola var. pentalepis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Ambrosia salsola var. pentalepis
© 2004 James M. Andre
Ambrosia salsola var. pentalepis
© 1999 Dean Wm. Taylor
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Ambrosia
Parent Record Ambrosia salsola.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS: accepted name: Hymenoclea salsola var. pentalepis
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TJM2: Hymenoclea salsola var. pentalepis
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 22, 2015).

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