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Last updated 12/16/2008 by David Giblin.
Bassia hyssopifolia (Pall.) Kuntze[FNA4, HC, HC2]
bassia, fivehorn smotherweed

Publication: Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 547. 1891.

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: Taxonomy follows Collins and Blackwell (1979), not Scott (1978). H&C mention the possibility of finding introduced Bassia hirsuta (L.) Asch in the Pacific Northwest, but FNA reports it only from the northeastern United States.


» Collins, S. L. and W. H. Blackwell. 1979. Bassia (Chenopodiaceae) in North America. Sida 8: 57-64.
» Scott, A. J. 1978. A review of the classificagtion of Chenopodium L. and related genera (Chenopodiaceae). Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 100: 205-220.
Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Echinopsilon hyssopifolium (Pall.) Moq.
Salsola hyssopifolia Pall.