Russian thistle, commonly known as tumbleweed, is a profusely branched annual herb. Its efficient taproot, abundant seed production and reduced leaf surface adapt this weed well to disturbed semiarid agricultural environments, rangeland and nonagricultural areas such as vacant resident lots and railroad or highway rights-of-way. It has become pervasive as an exotic weed species throughout California and the western United States. Russian thistle is damaging as a seed contaminant, as a forage weed that may contain toxic levels of soluble oxalates and nitrates, and as an alternative host of several economically significant insect species.
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Russian Thistle, Salsola australis The Situation: Russian thistle, commonly known as tumbleweed, is a profusely branched annual herb.
Its efficient taproot, abundant seed production and reduced leaf surface adapt this weed well to disturbed semiarid agricultural environments, rangeland and nonagricultural areas such as vacant resident lots and railroad or highway rights-of-way.
Russian thistle tumbleweed This plant and the related entities and synonyms italicized and indented above can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted leslutinsduphoenix.com plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above.
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The thistle has been the national emblem of Scotland since the reign of Alexander III (–) and was used on silver coins issued by James III in It is the symbol of the Order of the Thistle, a high chivalric order of leslutinsduphoenix.com is found in many Scottish symbols and as the name of several Scottish football clubs.
The thistle, crowned with the Scottish crown, is the symbol of seven.