Salsola pestiferA. Nelson
accepted no == Salsola tragus
Prickly Russian Thistle


CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: A weed of waste places, in gravelly, chiefly limy or salty, soils; becoming occasional. Aug.-Oct. Near the Home Economics and Poultry Buildings, Agricultural College campus, formerly; Six Mile Creek; perhaps elsewhere. Native of Asia. Naturalized and abundant as a weed in the n. w. U. S., and sparingly naturalized eastw.

BH SPECIMENS FOR Salsola pestifer (this list may be incomplete)
 Ithaca, between greenhouses and Forest Home, field, 4 Aug 1934, Burnham 18527 (BH 47520);
 Ithaca, Summer 1932, Curtis (BH 73051);
 Ithaca, near Forest Home, field, 19 Sep 1935, Burnham 18825 (BH 16083);
 Ithaca, Cornell University Campus, between Forest Home and greenhouses near barns, field, 4 Aug 1934, Burnham 18527 (BH 16085);
 Ithaca, north of Lehigh Valley Railroad Station, 12 Sep 1916, Dunlap (BH 16087);
 Lansing, Myers Point, 29 Jul 1932, Eames & Muenscher 17852 (BH 16089);
 Ithaca, Lehigh Valley freight yards, 22 Sep 1931, Laubengayer (BH 16081);
 Ithaca, north of station, Lehigh Valley railroad tracks, 2 Aug 1916, Metcalf & Wiegand 6394 (BH 16086);
 Ithaca, Lehigh Valley Railroad yards, 27 Jul 1929, Muenscher & Muenscher (BH 16075);
 Ithaca, Oct 1918, Palmer (BH 16084);
 Ithaca, Cornell University Campus, near barns, 2 Oct 1933, Pratt 18313 (BH 16088);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, west side of Martha van Rensselaer Hall, dry soil, 24 Aug 1982, Wesley FRW1436 (BH 16082);
 Ithaca, open alluvial and marshy flats between Fall Creek, East Hill and Cayuga Lake, 22 Jul 1914, Wiegand & Metcalf 2252 (BH 16074);


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