Your gateway to a wide range of natural resources information and associated maps

Victorian Resources Online

Annual ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)

Invasive Assessment | Impact Assessment | Potential Distribution

Scientific name:Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.

Common Name:

Annual ragweed


Native of North America, most prevalent in eastern and north central States. First recorded as naturalised at Murwillumbah, NSW. Now common along north coast of NSW. Primarily plant of disturbed open areas, occurs as weed of cultivated lands, stubble fields, old pastures, wastelands, roadsides, railway reserves and vacant lots (Parsons & Cuthbertson 2001).
Page top