Wild Florida Photo - Ambrosia hispida

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Ambrosia hispida

COASTAL RAGWEED

Florida native

 

This decumbent plant of beaches and coastal dunes has spikes of downward-facing inconspicuous flowers. Occurring in Brevard, Lee, Collier and Miami-Dade Counties as well as the keys, coastal ragweed is also found in the Bahamas and Central America.

 
Ambrosia hispida is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.

Other species of the Ambrosia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Ambrosia artemisiifolia - COMMON RAGWEED