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Salsola tragus  L.
Prickly russian thistle,   Russianthistle,   Tumbleweed
Salsola tragus is an annual herb that is not native to California.
Cal-IPC rating: Limited
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Genus: Salsola
Family: Chenopodiaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: many plant communities

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTSSalsola iberica
PLANTSSalsola kali ssp. ruthenica
PLANTSSalsola kali ssp. tenuifolia
PLANTSSalsola kali ssp. tragus
JEFSalsola kali var. tenuifolia
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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/06/2022).