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Ambrosia Artemisiifolia

Botanical Name:

Ambrosia artemisiifolia

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How to Grow
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Annual, Weed, Herb

Lifespan

Annual

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

1-4 inch long terminal flower spikes occur and may have 2 short side spikes. The individual 1/8 inch flower is green, turns yellow-green then brown as it matures. Pollen is released late summer into fall and is carried by the wind.

Fruit

Woody achene with 4-7 spine-like projections, resembling a crown. They contain numerous seeds that are viable for up to 5 years.

Benefits
Attracts

Songbirds

Warning

Plant parts can cause skin irritation if touched.

Taxonomy

Order

Asterales

Family

Asteraceae

Genus

Ambrosia

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