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Salsola paulsenii
barbwire Russian thistle Atriplex/Chenopodium
Salsola paulsenii Amaranthaceae
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common name
  barbwire Russian thistle
accepted scientific name
  Salsola paulsenii Litv.
rules for finding collection records
  Salsola paulsenii (274)
family name
  Amaranthaceae
Image Author: ©2005 Steve Matson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of February thru 2nd week of November
Invasive in CA

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (22)
Michael Charters (2)
base map where plant found
mag select

Desert
Disturbed
Sand
Riparian
grid lines base