Ambrosia salsola

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Ambrosia salsola


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Heliantheae
Subtribus: Ambrosiinae
Genus: Ambrosia
Species: Ambrosia salsola
Varietates: A. s. var. fasciculata – A. s. var. pentalepis – A. s. var. salsola


Ambrosia salsola (Torr. & A.Gray) Strother & B.G.Baldwin, (2002)


  • Homotypic
    • Hymenoclea salsola Torr. & A.Gray in Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts, n.s., 4(1): 79 (1849)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • Arizona, California.
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Sonora)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Burrobrush
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