Taxon  Report   7295 
Salsola soda  L.
Alkali russian thistle,  Oppositeleaf russian thistle
Salsola soda
© 2000 Joe DiTomaso
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Salsola soda
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Salsola soda, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Salsola soda
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Salsola
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Salsola soda
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Jepson eFlora

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Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (SASO3)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 29, 2016).

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