Taxon profile


Annual Ragweed
Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Asterales »  family Asteraceae »  genus Ambrosia - ragweed

Scientific synonyms

Ambrosia absynthifolia Michx., 1803
Ambrosia artemisiafolia (misspelling) m
Ambrosia diversifolia Piper
Ambrosia artemisiifolia subsp. diversifolia Piper, 1837
Ambrosia elata Salisbury, 1796
Ambrosia elatior L.
Ambrosia glandulosa Scheele, 1849
Ambrosia heterophylla Muhlenburg ex Willdenow, 1803
Ambrosia elatior var. heterophylla Muhlenburg ex Willedenow, 1913
Ambrosia artemisiifolia var. jamaicensis Griseb. 1861

Other names

= Common Ragweed


Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

Intertaxon relationships

Links and literature

Greuter, W. & Raus, Th. (ed.)(2008): Med-Checklist Notulae, 27. Willdenowia 38(2), pages 465-474. [as Ambrosia artemisiifolia]
CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Ambrosia_artemisiifolia_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.]
EN Boršić I. et al. (2008): Preliminary Check-list of Invasive Alian Plant Species (IAS) in Croatia [], Nat. Croat., Vol. 17, No. 2., 55–71, Zagreb [as Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

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