Taxon  Report   295    
Ambrosia dumosa  (A. Gray) Payne
Burro weed,  Burrobush, White bursage
Ambrosia dumosa
© 2003 James M. Andre
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Ambrosia dumosa
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Ambrosia dumosa
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Ambrosia dumosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ambrosia dumosa
© 2004 Heath McAllister
Genus: Ambrosia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Franseria dumosa
More information about  Ambrosia dumosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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:   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).