Calflora
Taxon  Report   7734 
Sphaerophysa salsula  (Pall.) DC.
Alkali swainsonpea,  Austrian peaweed
Sphaerophysa salsula
© 2009 Barry Breckling
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Sphaerophysa salsula, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
Cal-IPC classifies this plant as a high risk of becoming invasive in California.

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Sphaerophysa salsula
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Sphaerophysa
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Phaca salsula
PLANTS: Swainsona salsula
More information about  Sphaerophysa salsula
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (SPSA3)

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Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2017).

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