Noxious Weeds Profile - Russian Thistle
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- English - Russian thistle
- French - soude roulante, chardon de Russie
- Latin - Salsola kali L.; synonym Salsola pestifer A. Nelson
- Ontario Weeds Act - noxious
- Other provinces - noxious in AB, BC, Man, SK
- Canadian Federal Seeds Act - no
- U.S. Federal Noxious Weed - no
- U.S. Noxious State Reg - 4 states (including Minnesota, Ohio)
- Pub 505 - no
- NE Weeds - no
- Canadian Poison Plant - not listed
- Cornell Poison Plant - not listed
- Usually on coarse soils along roadsides and waste areas.
- Control is intermediate to good with 2,4-D, dicamba, and glyphosate. Best control when weeds are small. Can be controlled by mowing.
- Large bushy plants sometimes known as tumbleweed.
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