Photographer: from USDA Plants website
Ambrosia tomentosa Nutt.
bur ragweed, skeleton-leaf bur ragweed, skeleton-leaf bur-sage
Ambrosia: Greek for "food of the gods"
tomentosa: densely woolly
|Status: ||Introduced - adventive|
|Plant: ||erect, perennial forb with many branches; creeping, colony forming roots|
|Flower: ||inflorescence of many, small, gree, bead-like heads on spikes; blooms May-Aug.|
|Fruit:||not on fluffy pappus|
|Leaf:||mostly alternate, white hairs below, 2-3 times pinnately-divided|