Taxon: Ambrosia acanthicarpa Hook.

 
Genus: Ambrosia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 316547
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 1:309. 1833
Name Verified on: 29-Oct-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Oct-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • annual bur-sage  (Source: Intermt F) - English
  • Hooker's bur ragweed  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • sandbur  (Source: Websters Dict) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Lampe & McCann)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Kindscher, K. Medicinal wild plants of the prairie: an ethnobotanical guide. 1992 (Med Wild Pl Prairie)
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Payne, W. W. 1964. A re-evaluation of the genus Ambrosia (Compositae) J. Arnold Arbor. 45:409.

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