Taxon  Report   11317    
Alhagi maurorum  Medik.
Camel thorn
Alhagi maurorum
© 2001 CDFA
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Alhagi maurorum
© 2001 CDFA
Alhagi maurorum
© 2001 CDFA
Alhagi maurorum, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Alhagi maurorum
© 2001 CDFA
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Alhagi
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Alhagi camelorum
ICPN + PLANTS: Alhagi pseudalhagi
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).