Calflora
Taxon  Report   10766    
Ambrosia salsola  (Torr. & A. Gray) Strother & B. G. Baldwin  var. pentalepis  (Rydb.) Strother & B. G. Baldwin
Five scaled burrobrush
Ambrosia salsola var. pentalepis
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Ambrosia salsola var. pentalepis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Ambrosia salsola var. pentalepis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Ambrosia salsola var. pentalepis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Ambrosia salsola var. pentalepis
© 2004 James M. Andre
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Ambrosia
Parent: Ambrosia salsola
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Hymenoclea salsola var. pentalepis

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Hymenoclea salsola var. pentalepis
More information about  Ambrosia salsola var. pentalepis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (HYSAP)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).