Ambrosia confertiflora

Family Asteraceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesBurr Ragweed, Slimleaf Bursage
SynonymsFranseria confertiflora (DC.) Rydb.; Franseria tenuifolia Harv. & Gray
Growth formHerb
Seed dispersal morphologyAdhesive (burrs, sticky, awns, hairs etc)
Maximum height (m)2
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeNorth America
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, QLD
Exotic range (other)Information unavailable
Habitat types (exotic)Agricultural land, Disturbed areas (including trails), Pastures, Roadsides, Wastelands
Soil type (exotic)Most soil types
Decade of introduction1950

National Climate Change Impact

Invasive Class 1

Species has increases in the area of suitable habitat and habitat suitability of observations under RCP 8.5 2065 compared to current climate suitability.

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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