Ambrosia dumosa


  • Height:   1 ft - 5 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   shrub
  • Flower Size:   minute
  • Inflorescence Size:   1 - 5 in
  • Flower Type:   clustered
  • Bloom Type:   summer
  • Flower Color:   green
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   desert - inland
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Salt Tolerance:   low
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   30,000
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Ambrosia dumosa

Common Name:Burro weed

Ambrosia dumosa, a angiosperm, is a shrub that is native to California.

US Distribution:beyond CA but confined to w. North America
Plant Community(s):Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Mono, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Tulare

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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Bloom Months
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