Halogeton glomeratus (M.Bieb.) Ledeb., Icon. Pl. 1: 10 1829. (Syn: Anabasis glomerata M.Bieb.; Darniella glomerata (Maire) Brullo; Salsola glomerata Stephan ex Moq. [Invalid]);
ID request- Ladakh plant–231011-PKA1: Seen this herb spreading on the sandy soil near a village “Puga- sumdo”. No leaves were seen and the stem was pinkish-red.
Could this plant be “Halogeton glomeratus??” Just a wild guess…
I contacted Miroslav Dvorský (Czech scientists who had worked on the “Flora of Ladakh” (http://www.butbn.cas.cz/ladakh/main_english.html ).
He has identified this as Halogeton glomeratus (M. B.) C. A. Mey.,
Chenopodiaceae and Amaranthaceae Week :: PKA3 :: Halogeton glomeratus at Ladakh: This is one more from Ladakh.
Family: Chenopodiaceae .
(This wild herb was seen spreading on the sandy soil near a village “Puga- sumdo (Altitude: approx: 14100 ft)”, Ladakh. No leaves were seen and the stem was pinkish-red).