Taxon  Report   7293 
Salsola damascena  Botsch.
Russian thistle
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Salsola damascena, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Salsola damascena
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Genus: Salsola
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Salsola vermiculata
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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: Aug 19, 2018).

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