Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


64

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in roadsides, gardens, disturbed soils, thin soils on rock outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected
Lower opposite, upper alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Greenish
Rays: Absent
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ambrosia artemisiifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ambrosia artemisiifolia +   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-02-003:
Ambrosia artemisiifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Annual Ragweed, Common Ragweed