Ambrosia deltoidea (Torr.) W.W.Payne
  • J. Arnold Arbor. 45


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Ambrosia deltoidea (Torr.) W.W.Payne. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000022917. Accessed on: 17 Oct 2021'

General Information

Shrubs, 30–80+ cm. Stems erect. Leaves mostly alternate; petioles 5–12+ mm; blades deltate to lance-deltate, 12–25(–35) × 5–12(–18) mm, bases cuneate to truncate, margins toothed, abaxial faces ± densely tomentulose (between veins), adaxial faces sparsely tomentulose, glabrescent. Pistillate heads clustered, proximal to staminates; florets 2–3. Staminate heads: peduncles 0.5–3(–5) mm; involucres ± cup-shaped, 4–8 mm diam., tomentulose; florets 12–30+. Burs: bodies ± fusiform to globose, 3–4 mm, usually stipitate-glandular (little, if at all, tomentulose), spines 20–30+, scattered or on distal 1/2, ± subulate (the proximal basally flattened), 1–3 mm, tips usually straight, sometimes uncinate. 2n = 36.

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