Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3069

Forb
Annual/Weak perennial
Monoecious

Non-native? the original range unclear (probably native southwards)
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in disturbed habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Unisexual
5 persistent sepals
Petals absent
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Utricle

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dysphania ambrosioides   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dysphania ambrosioides   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 064-03-001:
Chenopodium ambrosioides   FAMILY Chenopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Chenopodium ambrosioides var. ambrosioides

LESS THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Chenopodium ambrosioides var. ambrosioides

 

COMMON NAME:
Mexican-tea, Epazote