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Mexican tea
Dysphania ambrosioides
Dysphania ambrosioides
Mexican tea Atriplex/Chenopodium
Dysphania ambrosioides Amaranthaceae
common names
  Mexican tea
accepted scientific name
  Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
rules for finding collection records
  Dysphania ambrosioides (69)
  Chenopodium ambrosioides (8)
  exclude Chenopodium ambrosioides anthelminticum
  exclude Chenopodium ambrosioides chilense
  exclude Chenopodium ambrosioides vagans
family name
  • Amaranthaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to America. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

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Accepted Scientific Name

Dysphania ambrosioides   (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants   (TSN: 822812, Index: 727)

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