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Alhagi maurorum

[= Alhagi camelorum, Alhagi pseudalhagi]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Fabales > Family: Fabaceae > Subfamily: Papilionoideae

Native from the Mediterranean to Russia. Has become naturalised in localised dry areas of the Northern and Western Cape and is a Category 1 declared invader plant in South Africa.