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Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)

Plant Names (Nomenclature)

Common Plant Name Giant Ragweed
Scientific Plant Name Ambrosia trifida
Other Common Names
Other Scientific Names
Common Family Name Aster
Scientific Family Name Asteraceae

Origin

Native Status Kansas Native
Native Definition Native Species: Native to Kansas and the United States

Growth Characteristics

Growth Habit/Form Herb broad-leaved, herbaceous (non-woody) plant; wildflowers and forbs
Life Span Annual herbaceous; lives only one year
Maximum Height 8.0 feet height in feet
Maximum Spread 2.0 feet width in feet
Flower Color Green, colors of the flowers
Flowering Season July - August typical months to expect blooms
Reproduction Seed Only methods of reproduction

Growth Requirements

Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Moisture Drained to Dry

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