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Alsemambrosia Ambrosia artemisiifolia

Foto: Wijnand van Buuren


Asteraceae [familie]
Ambrosia [genus] (4/3)

Common ragweed, originating from the southeast of the United States, is known from the Netherlands since 1875. Most plants are found in gardens and stem from bird food. Only on a few localities, like along the River Rhine east of Nijmegen, long lasting populations occur. The plants produce large amounts of pollen, causing hay fever.



Odé, B., Beringen, R.