Ambrosia dumosa

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Botanical Name: Ambrosia dumosa
Common Name: Burro-Weed

A prominent plant throughout creosote bush scrub. Great choice for a hot, dry area, including high desert gardens.

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Plant Type: Shrub

Height by Width: 2' H x 3' W

Growth Habit: Mounding

Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer deciduous

Growth Rate: Fast

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Soil Preference: Well-draining

Water Requiremenets: Drought-tolerant to occasional

Cold Hardy to: 5 degrees F

Flower Season: Summer

Flower Color: Yellow


Distribution: White and Inyo Mountains, Deserts

Natural Habitat: Creosote-bush scrub

Hummingbirds: FALSE
Birds: TRUE
Under Oaks: FALSE
Butterflies: TRUE
Aromatic: FALSE
Slope/Erosion: FALSE
Container: FALSE

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