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Distribution by County   10766    
Ambrosia salsola  (Torr. & A. Gray) Strother & B. G. Baldwin  var. pentalepis  (Rydb.) Strother & B. G. Baldwin
Five scaled burrobrush
Ambrosia salsola var. pentalepis is a shrub that is native to California.
Record Count by County

Imperial: 9 Riverside: 15 San Bernardino: 20 San Diego: 1

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]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 05/25/2024).