Salsola kali. This plant is also called a Russian Thistle, Prickly Glasswort, Tumbleweed, and Glasswort. It is a member of the amaranth family and is an annually growing herb. It has a bushy stem with many branches. It produces a small, white flower. It is native on sea beaches in Europe, western Asia, North and South America, and Australia.
Keywordsflower, stem, plant, thistle, herb, Amaranth, Annual, saltwort, Salsola, prickly, prickly saltwort, Salsola kali, bushy, S. Kali, annual herb, sea-beaches, temperate and tropical climate
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William Dwight Whitney, PhD, LLD The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1895) 5317