Common names: Ryan's Russian thistle
Salsola ryanii (Ryan’s Russian thistle) is an annual herb/ (family Chenopodiaceae) with white to pink papery flowers and small narrow leaves found in the Central Valley and southwestern ranges of California. It is native to Australia or South Africa. It favors grasslands and dunes. It spreads via seed. It exhibits a “tumbling” habit allowing long-distance dispersal via wind.Rating: Watch
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