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 artemisiifolia subsp. diversifolia Piper, 1837
Ambrosia artemisiifolia var. elatior f. villosa Fernald & Griscom, 1935
Ambrosia artemisiifolia var. jamaicensis Griseb. 1861
Ambrosia artemisiifolia var. octocornis Kuntze, 1891
Ambrosia artemisiifolia var. quadricornis Kuntze, 1891
Ambrosia diversifolia Piper
Ambrosia elata Salisbury, 1796
Ambrosia elatior L.
Ambrosia elatior var. heterophylla Muhlenburg ex Willedenow, 1913

Other names

= Common Ragweed


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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 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 Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
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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