Ragweed

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Ragweed
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Ambrosia psilostachya
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Supertribe: Helianthodae
Tribe: Heliantheae
Subtribe: Ambrosiinae
Genus: Ambrosia
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Synonyms[1]
  • Acanthambrosia Rydb.
  • Franseria Cav.
  • Hymenoclea Torr. & A.Gray ex Torr. & A.Gray
  • Xanthidium Delpino
  • Gaertneria Medik.
  • Hemiambrosia Delpino
  • Hemixanthidium Delpino

Ragweeds are flowering plants in the genus Ambrosia in the family Asteraceae. The most widespread species of the flower in North America is Ambrosia artemisiifolia.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Global Compositae Checklist". Archived from the original on 9 March 2015. Retrieved 6 March 2015.