Skeletonleaf bur ragweed facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAmbrosia tomentosa
Skeletonleaf bur ragweed
It is considered a noxious weed in several states.
Ambrosia tomentos grows up to 3 feet (91 cm) tall. The deeply lobed hairy leaves grow to 5 inches (12.7 cm) and have toothed margins. Flowers are small and yellow and produce spined 2-seeded burrs. In addition to seeds it can also reproduce via its widely spreading roots.
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