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Ambrosia  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 36495

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): ragweed [English]
    bursage [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusAmbrosia L. – ragweed, bursage  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Ambrosia acanthicarpa Hook. – flatspine bur ragweed, flatspine burr ragweed, bursage, bursage ragweed, flat-spine burr-ragweed, annual bursage, sand bursage 
                                  Species Ambrosia ambrosioides (Cav.) Payne – ambrosia leaf bur ragweed, ambrosia leaf burr ragweed, big bursage, ambrosia bursage 
                                  Species Ambrosia artemisiifolia L. – annual ragweed, common ragweed, ragweed, low ragweed, Roman wormwood, short ragweed, small ragweed 
                                  Species Ambrosia bidentata Michx. – lanceleaf ragweed 
                                  Species Ambrosia canescens A. Gray – hairy ragweed 
                                  Species Ambrosia chamissonis (Less.) Greene – silver bur ragweed, silver burr ragweed, beach-bur 
                                  Species Ambrosia cheiranthifolia A. Gray – Rio Grande ragweed, South Texas ambrosia 
                                  Species Ambrosia chenopodiifolia (Benth.) Payne – San Diego bur ragweed, San Diego burr ragweed, San Diego bursage 
                                  Species Ambrosia confertiflora DC. – weakleaf bur ragweed, weakleaf burr ragweed, ragweed 
                                  Species Ambrosia cordifolia (A. Gray) Payne – Tucson bur ragweed, Tucson burr ragweed, heartleaf bursage 
                                  Species Ambrosia deltoidea (Torr.) Payne – triangle bur ragweed, triangle burr ragweed, triangle bursage 
                                  Species Ambrosia dumosa (A. Gray) Payne – burrobush, white bursage 
                                  Species Ambrosia eriocentra (A. Gray) Payne – woolly fruit bur ragweed, woolly fruit burr ragweed, woolly bursage, hollyleaf bursage, wooly bursage 
                                  Species Ambrosia grayi (A. Nelson) Shinners – woollyleaf bur ragweed, woollyleaf burr ragweed, bur ragweed, lagoonweed, woollyleaf bursage, woollyleaf franseria, woollyleaf povertyweed 
                                  Species Ambrosia X helenae Rouleau – Helen ragweed 
                                  Species Ambrosia hispida Pursh – coastal ragweed 
                                  Species Ambrosia ilicifolia (A. Gray) Payne – hollyleaf bur ragweed, hollyleaf burr ragweed, hollyleaf bursage 
                                  Species Ambrosia X intergradiens W.H. Wagner – intergrading ragweed 
                                  Species Ambrosia linearis (Rydb.) Payne – streaked bur ragweed, streaked burr ragweed 
                                  Species Ambrosia monogyra (Torr. & A. Gray) Strother & B.G. Baldw. – singlewhorl burrobrush 
                                  Species Ambrosia peruviana Willd. – Peruvian ragweed 
                                  Species Ambrosia X platysperma (Seaman) Strother & B.G. Baldw.  
                                  Species Ambrosia psilostachya DC. – Cuman ragweed, western ragweed, perennial ragweed 
                                  Species Ambrosia pumila (Nutt.) A. Gray – dwarf bur ragweed, San Diego ambrosia, dwarf burr ragweed, San Diego ragweed 
                                  Species Ambrosia salsola (Torr. & A. Gray) Strother & B.G. Baldw. – burrobrush 
                                  Species Ambrosia tenuifolia Spreng. – slimleaf bur ragweed, slimleaf burr ragweed, field ragweed 
                                  Species Ambrosia tomentosa Nutt. – skeletonleaf bur ragweed, skeletonleaf burr ragweed, skeleton-leaf burr-ragweed, skeletonleaf bursage 
                                  Species Ambrosia trifida L. – great ragweed, Texan great ragweed, giant ragweed, tall ragweed, blood ragweed, perennial ragweed, horseweed 

  Expert: John L. Strother  
  Notes: University Herbarium, University of California, 1001 Valley Life Sciences Bldg. #2465, Berkeley, CA 94720-2465, USA   
  Reference for: Ambrosia    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) ( through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Ambrosia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ambrosia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Ambrosia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Ambrosia   
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