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    • Ambrosia
    • Acanthambrosia
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    • ragweed

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

common ragweed Ambrosia artemisiifolia

Observer

heyitsvanessa5

Date

April 18, 2014

Description

This plant was pretty hard to identify, since it was growing among other weeds and plants. It kind of looked like a herb, but it was so common and in the oddest places I decided it had to be a weed. I also think it reproduces quickly, and it grows very quickly. The species I identified in my area of observation doesn't really grow that tall, rather, it grows in number. It ranges in height, from half an inch to about 4 inches off the ground. It's primary color is green, and it's small leaves are thin where they are attached to the stem of the plant. The leaves are spear like, and have rounded ridges on them. The plant seems like its able to grow almost everywhere, and I think it blends in very well with the normal grass. It gives the ground a very forest-y feeling and it usually grows in clumps.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hymenoclea monogyra Ambrosia monogyra

Observer

jaykeller

Date

April 18, 2014 09:46 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

common ragweed Ambrosia artemisiifolia

Observer

srall

Date

April 17, 2014

Place

warren, nj (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

common ragweed Ambrosia artemisiifolia

Observer

srall

Date

April 17, 2014

Place

warren, nj (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White bursage Ambrosia dumosa

Observer

jeckberg

Date

July 1, 2004

Photos / Sounds

What

chicura (Ambrosia ambrosioides) Ambrosia ambrosioides

Observer

annemirdl

Date

March 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

annemirdl

Date

March 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

silver burr ragweed Ambrosia chamissonis

Observer

bschaefer

Date

March 29, 2014 09:45 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

western ragweed Ambrosia psilostachya

Observer

finatic

Date

March 30, 2014 11:39 AM PDT

Place

Lindo Lake (Google, OSM)

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

abr

Date

March 30, 2013 11:23 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

lechnaumovich

Date

March 28, 2014 03:00 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

naomilebeau

Date

March 29, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

In ancient Greek mythology, ambrosia (Greek: ἀμβροσία) is sometimes the food or drink of the Greek gods (or demigods), often depicted as conferring ageless immortality upon whoever consumed it. It was brought to the gods in Olympus by doves, so it may have been thought of in the Homeric tradition as a kind of divine exhalation of the Earth.

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