Coastal Ragweed (Ambrosia hispida)
Coastal Ragweed Species Description
This species is native to North America north of Mexico.
Allergenicity: Coastal Ragweed (Ambrosia hispida) is a severe allergen.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: all year long.
Angiosperm - Flowering Dicot: Plants in this group have two embryonic leaves (dicotyledons). Examples of dicotyledons are beans, buttercups, oaks, sunflowers, etc.
Shrub: A woody plant smaller than a tree, and usually with several stems from the same root.
Forb: A broad-leaved herb other than a grass, especially one growing in a field, prairie, or meadow.
Perennial: Living for many years.
Woody Stem: Non-herbaceous. Lignified.
Evergreen: Retaining leaves throughout the year including changing seasons.
Herbaceous Stem: Not woody, lacking lignified tissues.
Coastal Ragweed Species Usage
Pharmacological: Used in medicine or pharmacological research.
More Coastal Ragweed (Ambrosia hispida) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP