Salsola collina Pall.
Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Species Description - Young plants with a strong, erect, monopodial stem, later becoming more bushy-branched; leaves somewhat dilated at the base; bracts ± appressed, imbricate, short, almost subulate, exceeding the bracteoles; sep often connate with the bracteoles, wingless or with a small, erose wing; embryo annular; 2n=18, otherwise much like S. tragus. Native of Siberia, well established as a weed on the Great Plains, and e. occasionally to Minn., Io., Ill., and even Vt.