Saltwort


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Saltwort

 

the name of several weeds that are found in the forest steppe, semidesert, and desert. Usually they are stiff, thorny plants having the life form of tumbleweeds. The name “saltwort” is most often applied to the annual plant Salsola iberica, which is better known as Russian thistle (S. ruthenica, S. pestifer) and which is readily eaten by cattle.

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