Ambrosia cordifolia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAmbrosia cordifolia
Ambrosia cordifolia, called the Tucson bur ragweed, is a North American species of plant in the sunflower family. It is native to northern Mexico (Sonora, Sinaloa, San Luis Potosí, Guanajuato, Baja California Sur) and the State of Arizona in the United States.
Ambrosia cordifolia is a shrub up to 50 cm (20 inches) tall. Leaves are triangular or heart-shaped. Flower heads are small and inconspicuous, as the plant is wind-pollinated. The heads develop into spiny burs as the seeds ripen.
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