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Taxon: Ageratina adenophora (Spreng.) R. M. King & H. Rob.

Genus: Ageratina
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Eupatorieae.
Nomen number: 316409
Place of publication: Phytologia 19:211. 1970
Name verified on: 05-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-1997
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A FEDERAL AND STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared noxious weed by USDA-APHIS.
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:
AL*, FL*, HI*°, MA*, NC*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • catweed   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • croftonweed   (Source: Pl Book ) – English
  • hemp-agrimony   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • Maui pamakani   (Source: F Hawaii ) – English
  • Mexican-devil   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • sticky snakeroot   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • sticky-agrimony   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • po huai cao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Colima, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Cape Verde; Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Uganda
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Zambia
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Lebanon
    China: China [s.]
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Hungary
    Southeastern Europe: Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia

      Adventive:
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Germany; Poland

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • Caligari, P. D. S. & D. J. N. Hind, eds. 1996. Compositae: biology and utilization.
  • 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.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • King, R. M. & H. Robinson. 1987. The genera of the Eupatorieae (Asteraceae). Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia.
  • Press, J. R. & M. J. Short, eds. 1994. Flora of Madeira.
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually).
  • Turner, B. L. 1996–. The comps of Mexico - a systematic account of the family Asteraceae. Phytologia Memoirs.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zhang, F. et al. 2008. Sustainable management based on biological control and ecological restoration of an alien invasive weed, Ageratina adenophora (Asteraceae) in China. Pp. 699–703 in: Julien, H. H. et al., eds., Proceedings of the XII International Symposium on biological control of weeds. La Grande Motte, France, 22-27 April 2007.
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