Taxon  Report   10768 
Ambrosia salsola  (Torr. & A. Gray) Strother & B. G. Baldwin
Burrobrush,  Cheesebrush
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
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Hymenoclea salsola var. salsola
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ICPN: Hymenoclea salsola
More information about  Ambrosia salsola
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 22, 2018).

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