Taxon  Report   288    
Ambrosia acanthicarpa  Hook.
Annual bursage,  Annual burweed
Ambrosia acanthicarpa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Ambrosia
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Franseria acanthicarpa
PLANTS: Gaertneria acanthicarpa
More information about  Ambrosia acanthicarpa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 16, 2020).