Taxon  Report   12003 
Salsola australis  R. Br.
Russian thistle
Salsola australis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile).

 

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Bloom Period
Community: (many plant communities)
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Salsola
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS: accepted name: Salsola tragus
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Kali australis
TJM2: Salsola kali ssp. pontica
TJM2: Salsola kali var. tenuifolia
 Information about  Salsola australis  from other sources:
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website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (SATR12)

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2014).

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