All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Russian Thistle</strong>
<em>Salsola pestifer*</em> / Goosefoot Family
Price, UT
October 3, 2005
This is the famous, or <em>infamous</em> (depending on how you feel about it!), "tumbleweed" of the west. When the plant dies and dries out, it...
Russian Thistle
Salsola pestifer* / Goosefoot Family
Price, UT
October 3, 2005
This is the famous, or infamous (depending on how you feel about it!), "tumbleweed" of the west. When the plant dies and dries out, it breaks off at the root. The dried plant rolls in the wind spreading its seeds as it moves along.


clr: 3-p

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