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Taxon: Ambrosia trifida L.

Genus: Ambrosia
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae).
Nomen number: 103827
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:987. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 23-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Feb-2012
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CA*, DE*°, IL*, NJ°, WI°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • buffalo-weed   (Source: AH 505 ) – English
  • giant ragweed   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • horseweed   (Source: F Ohio ) – English
  • san lie ye tun cao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • grande herbe à poux   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • dreilappiges Traubenkraut   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • hästambrosia   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (to humans, source of allergenic airborne pollen fide F NGalicia)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Intermt F)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia [s.], Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Montana, Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, Coahuila, Sonora

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Caucasus: Georgia
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Germany; Netherlands; Slovakia
    East Europe: Lithuania
    Southeastern Europe: Italy
    Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

      Adventive:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Israel
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Ireland
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Serbia; Slovenia

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1984. Herbaceous plants of Maryland.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Jarvis, C. E. & N. J. Turland, eds. 1998. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Compositae (Asteraceae). Taxon 47:351. [typification].
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana. [mentions].
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Branch, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. 1999. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agric. Handb. no. 505.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida.
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Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?103827 (19 April 2014)

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