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Burr ragweed (Ambrosia confertiflora)

Invasive assessment | Impact assessment | Potential distribution

Scientific name:Ambrosia confertiflora DC.

Common Name:

burr ragweed


Not declared noxious in Victoria


Dry plains of temperate regions, variety of soils. Occurring as a weed in run-down pastures, orchards, roadsides, wastelands and other disturbed areas. Native of southern United States and Mexico. Confined to small colonies in south-east Queensland and Central Western Slopes and North Western Plains of New South Wales (Parsons & Cuthbertson 2001).
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