Taxon  Report   7295 
Salsola soda  L.
alkali Russian thistle,  oppositeleaf Russian thistle
Salsola soda, 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 moderate   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).
 

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Salsola soda
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Salsola soda
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Salsola soda
© 2000 Joe DiTomaso
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Salsola
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Salsola soda  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (SASO3)

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website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 28, 2014).

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