Taxon  Report   299 
Ambrosia pumila  (Nutt.) A. Gray
Ragweed,  San diego ambrosia, San diego ragweed
Ambrosia pumila
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Ambrosia pumila, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and 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
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Ambrosia
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.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Franseria pumila
More information about  Ambrosia pumila
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 03, 2016).

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