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Salsola australis
common Russian thistle Atriplex/Chenopodium
Salsola australis Amaranthaceae
common name
  common Russian thistle
accepted scientific name
  Salsola australis R. Br.
rules for finding collection records
  Salsola australis (403)
family name
Image Author: ©2015 Keir Morse
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
eFloras.org says this is a synonem for Salsola Tragus.
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (18)
Tony Valois NPS (6)
East Colorado Wildflowers (3)
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Native Plant Status
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native Not Native
native Not Present

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