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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 Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 5 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?:
Distribution: White and Inyo Mountains, Deserts
Natural Habitat: Creosote-bush scrub

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