Salsola


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Salsola

plant genus in the family Chenopodiaceae; contains soluble oxalates and causes oxalate poisoning characterized by nephrosis, urolithiasis; includes S. barbata, S. kali (tumbleweed, soft roly-poly, Russian thistle).

Salsola tuberculatiformis, Salsola tuberculata var. tomentosa
poisoning of sheep with this South African plant causes prolongation of gestation, enlargement of the fetus and dystocia. Syndrome called grootlamsiekte.
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In Azerbaijan, individuals of this species are frequently found on dwarf shrubs Salsola nodulosa (Moq.
This community type is found along the wade distributed apart from the other communities with the dominance of Haloxylon salicornicum with Salsola imbricate.
Chalk and marl outcrops are populated with the halophyte communities of Suaeda asphaltica, Salsola tetrandra, and Haloxylon negevensis.
At this time we were based at the Salsola Air Base, a few miles north of Foggia.
denticulata Hymenoclea salsola S Larrea tridentata S Sphaeralcea ambigua HP C.
On disturbed sites in short-grass prairie in North America, densities of Salsola kali, a salt-tolerant annual, are positively affected by a late-successional species, Agropyron smithii, suggesting a facilitative relationship (Allen & Allen, 1988).
Among the dominant shrubs are the taller species of Salsola (particularly S.
Salsola passerina Punge, Sympegma regelli Bunge, and some ephemeral plant species such as Suaeda glauca (Bge.