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Salsola kali L. subsp. pontica
(Pall.) Mosyakin
Prickly Russian thistle

Family: Amaranthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Salsola kali subsp. pontica has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Delray Beach Municipal Beach Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized

Salsola kali subsp. pontica has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Salsola kali subsp. pontica has been found in the following habitat :
Beach Dune