Ambrosia

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Ambrosia Flower

Ambrosia flowers were well-known in both Victorian floral language and ancient Greek myth. Most species of Ambrosia are native to North America, including the most common ones.

Ambrosia Flowers

Ambrosia is an entire genus of related plants, also commonly referred to as ragweeds. There are about 50 species[1] in the genus, but this is only part of the large Asteraceae family.

Ambrosia Plant

Most ragweed plants have relatively small flowers but differ significantly in other botanical characteristics. Some are just a few inches tall or crawling on the floor, while others are tall and can reach 4 feet or more.

Some species of Ambrosia produce winged or burred seeds. The Ambrosia flower comes in various colors, including purple, pink, yellow, white, and many other fascinating colors.

Ambrosia Causing Allergies

While Ambrosia can lead to allergies and grow aggressively in several regions of the world, it is also a symbolic flower with a lot of meaning.

Suggested Reading: Explore All Other Types of Flowers.

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Key References
  • [1]“Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed)”. Accessed October 19, 2021. Link.

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