General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 6 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 3 - 6 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit

Common names
  • Western Ragweed
  • Cuman Ragweed
  • Perennial Ragweed
  • Common Ragweed

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Location: Sandy, Utah, United States
Date: 2021-09-09
Location: Point Mugu State Park, California
Date: 2010-09-08

Date: August
credit: Krzysztof Ziarnek Kenraiz
Location: Malibu Creek State Park, Calabasas, California
Date: 2014-01-24
Young plant

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