Calflora
Taxon  Report   293    
Ambrosia chenopodiifolia  (Benth.) Payne
San diego bur sage,  San diego bursage
Ambrosia chenopodiifolia
© 1993 Arthur H. Bazell, M.D.
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Ambrosia chenopodiifolia
© 2013 Keir Morse
Ambrosia chenopodiifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Ambrosia chenopodiifolia
© 2013 Keir Morse
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Ambrosia
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Franseria chenopodiifolia
More information about  Ambrosia chenopodiifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMCH5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).