Taxon: Ambrosia trifida L.

 
Genus: Ambrosia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 103827
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:987. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Feb-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • 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]


    Adventive

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Serbia, Slovenia


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Germany, Netherlands, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Lithuania
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown Herbaceous plants of Maryland. 1984 (HPl Mary)
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  4. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  5. Deam, C. C. Flora of Indiana. (F Indiana)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  10. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  11. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  12. Jarvis, C. E. & N. J. Turland, eds. 1998. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Compositae (Asteraceae) (Taxon) 47:351.
  13. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  14. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains. (Atlas GPlains)
  16. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  17. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
  18. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  19. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  20. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  21. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  22. 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). (State Noxweed Seed)
  23. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  24. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  25. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  26. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  27. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  28. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)

Check other web resources for Ambrosia trifida L. :

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?103827. Accessed 25 April 2018.