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Salsola  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 20654

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Common Name(s): tumbleweed [English]
 
    Russian thistle [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderCaryophyllanae   
                         OrderCaryophyllales   
                            FamilyAmaranthaceae  – pigweed, amaranthes  
                               GenusSalsola L. – tumbleweed, Russian thistle  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Salsola aphylla L. f. – lyebush 
                                  Species Salsola australis R. Br. – common Russian thistle 
                                  Species Salsola collina Pall. – slender Russian-thistle, tumbleweed 
                                  Species Salsola kali L. – tumbleweed, prickly Russian thistle, Russian thistle 
                                  Species Salsola paulsenii Litv. – barbwire Russian thistle 
                                  Species Salsola ryanii Hrusa & Gaskin – prickly Russian thistle, tumbleweed 
                                  Species Salsola soda L. – oppositeleaf Russian thistle 
                                  Species Salsola tragus L. – prickly Russian thistle, tumbleweed 
                                  Species Salsola vermiculata L. – wormleaf salsola, shrubby Russian thistle 
       

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  Source: Amaranthaceae and Phytolaccaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Salsola   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Salsola   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Salsola   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Salsola   
       
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