Calflora
Taxon  Report   290    
Ambrosia artemisiifolia  L.
Annual ragweed,  Common ragweed, Low ragweed
Ambrosia artemisiifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Ambrosia
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Ambrosia artemisiifolia var. elatior
More information about  Ambrosia artemisiifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMAR2)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 17, 2019).