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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
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) 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)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia (s.)]
    • 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 de Zaragoza, 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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1984. Herbaceous plants of Maryland
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  4. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  5. Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  8. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  9. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  10. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  11. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  12. Jarvis, C. E. & N. J. Turland, eds. 1998. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Compositae (Asteraceae). Taxon 47:351. Note: typification
  13. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  14. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  16. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana. Note: mentions
  17. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  18. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  19. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980-. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  20. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  21. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  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).
  23. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  24. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  25. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  26. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  27. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  28. Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=103827. Accessed 19 July 2019.