annual bursage

Ambrosia acanthicarpa

Weed Characteristics

Other Names: flatspine burr ragweed, bursage, bursage ragweed, flat-spine burr-ragweed, sand bursage

Leaf Type: Broadleaf

Flowers: Green

Leaves: gray-green, lobed, and covered in short bristly hairs

Life Cycle: Summer annual

Grey-green leaves have deep lobes and are covered with short, bristly hairs. Seed is a burr with flattened spines. Upright growth habit to about 30 inches tall. A drought tolerant weed of sandy, disturbed ground.

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