Taxon  Report   10768 
Ambrosia salsola  (Torr. & A. Gray) Strother & B.G. Baldw.
Ambrosia salsola
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
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Ambrosia salsola
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Ambrosia salsola
© 2010 James M. Andre
Ambrosia salsola, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Ambrosia salsola
© 2007 Richard Zmasek
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
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TJM2 + ICPN: Hymenoclea salsola
More information about  Ambrosia salsola
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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