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Prickly Russian Thistle (Salsola tragus)

Salsola Tragus, or more commonly know as Prickly Russian Thistle, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Salsola. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Salsola Tragus or Prickly Russian Thistle's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Hawaii

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Salsola
  • Family: Chenopodiaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I) CAN (I)
  • State Noxious Status: CA (CW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CA (common Russianthistle)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE




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