Salsola tragus

Commonly known as Russian thistle, tumbleweed

Weed Classification

Noxious Weed Class Not designated a New Mexico noxious weed
Weed Type forb
Found in rangeland
Duration annual or biennial
Juice not milky
Spines, Thorns, and Prickles fruit
Growth Habit at Maturity spreading
Leaf Arrangement alternate Show example photo
Leaf Type not lobed Show example photo
Presence of Leaf Tendils absent Show example photo
Leaf Succulence either
Stem Shape round
Flower Color green
Flower Symmetry symmetric Show example photo

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