Taxon  Report   299 
Ambrosia pumila  (Nutt.) A. Gray
Ragweed,  San Diego ambrosia, San Diego ragweed
Ambrosia pumila, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and to Baja California.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition It is listed by the Federal Government as Endangered .

 

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Ambrosia pumila
© 2010 Benjamin Smith
Ambrosia pumila
© 2005 Vince Scheidt
Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Freshwater Wetlands
Habitat: vernal-pools, disturbed [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Ambrosia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Franseria pumila
 Information about  Ambrosia pumila  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (AMPU4)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 22, 2014).

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