barbwire Russian-thistle USDA PLANTS Symbol: SAPA8
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Forbs/Herbs
Salsola paulsenii Litv.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Caryophyllales: Chenopodiaceae
Synonym(s): barbwire Russian thistle
Native Range: Temp. & trop. Asia, Europe (GRIN);

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Plant(s);
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s);
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Fruits with persistent calyx, showing apex (left) and base (right). Similar to an FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Death Valley National Park (California)
Lake Mead National Park (Nevada)



Invasive Listing Sources:
California Invasive Plant Council
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007