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Taxon: Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.

 
Genus: Ambrosia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 103817
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:988. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 29-Oct-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • annual ragweed  (Source: Noxweed Aust) - English
  • bitterweed  (Source: Noxweed Aust) - English
  • common ragweed  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • ragweed  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • Roman-wormwood  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • short ragweed  (Source: F Tex) - English
  • ambroisie annuelle  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • petit herbe à poux  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • Beifußambrosie  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • beifußblättriges Traubenkraut  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • römischer Wermut  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • Traubenkraut  (Source: Mansf Ency) - German
  • buta-kusa  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • ambrósia  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • artemísia  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cravorana  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • losna-selvagem  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • altamisa  (Source: F Tex) - Spanish
  • ambrosia de hojas de ajenjo  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • artemisia de terra  (Source: Global Comp Weeds) - Spanish
  • tun cao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • doejipul  (Source: F Korea) - Transcribed Korean

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, 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, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominican Republic, West Indies
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


    Adventive

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Estonia, Latvia
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.e.)

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales (e.), Queensland (e.), Western Australia (s.)]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Norway, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Romania, Serbia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

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  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  3. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
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  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
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  11. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  12. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  13. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  14. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  15. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  16. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
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  25. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
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  27. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
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  32. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
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  36. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  37. 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)
  38. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
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Check other web resources for Ambrosia artemisiifolia L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Euro+Med Plantbase: Information Resource for Euro-Mediterranean Plant Diversity
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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?id=103817. Accessed 14 December 2018.