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Taxon: Salsola vermiculata L.

Genus: Salsola
Family: Chenopodiaceae subfamily: Salsoloideae tribe: Salsoleae. Also placed in: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 316405
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:223. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 02-Dec-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Dec-2010
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A FEDERAL AND STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared noxious weed by USDA-APHIS.
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
AL*, CA*, FL*, MA*, NC*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • Damascus saltwort   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • Mediterranean saltwort   (Source: Castanea 61:310.1996) – English
  • worm-leaf salsola   (Source: State Noxweed Seed ) – English
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Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Castanea 61:310. 1996)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia
    Western Asia: Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Syria
    Caucasus: Azerbaijan - Naxcivan
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Italy - Sicily
    Southwestern Europe: Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

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Synonyms:


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Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?316405 (19 April 2014)

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