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Salsola tragus L.

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Misapplications Cited in The Jepson Manual Salsola australis R. Br.; Salsola iberica Sennen & Pau; Salsola kali L. var. tenuifolia Tausch..
Current Jepson Flora Project Synonyms Salsola iberica (Sennen & Pau) Botsch.; Salsola kali L. var. tenuifolia Tausch; Salsola pestifer A. Nelson
Initial Editorial Analysis Nov 1 2001
Source of Report for California The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Recent Literature [from KEWONLINE] Ryan, F. J., and D. R. Ayers. Molecular markers indicate two cryptic, genetically divergent populations of Russian thistle (Salsola tragus) in California. Canad. J. Bot. 78(1): 59-67. 2000.
Initial Editorial Comments Salsola pestifer A. Nelson "may be the valid name", according to The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Salsola tragus L. is, in part, a name that in California has been misapplied to pls belonging instead to Salsola australis R. Br. and Salsola X gobicola Iljin.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Current Status JFP-2, accepted name for taxon naturalized in CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Salsola
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Salsola

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