Definition of Common ragweed

1. Noun. Annual weed with finely divided foliage and spikes of green flowers; common in North America; introduced elsewhere accidentally.

Exact synonyms: Ambrosia Artemisiifolia
Generic synonyms: Ambrosia, Bitterweed, Ragweed

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Ragweed

common plantain
common plantar digital artery
common plantar digital nerves
common plum
common polypody
common pond-skater
common privet
common purpose
common purposes
common purse
common purslane
common quail
common quails
common raccoon
common racoon
common ragweed (current term)
common rat
common rats
common raven
common redstart
common reed
common ringlet
common ringlets
common room
common rooms
common rorqual
common rose mallow
common roundworm
common rush
common sage

Literary usage of Common ragweed

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1. Hayfever and Asthma: Care, Prevention and Treatment by William Scheppegrell (1922)
"Its greater size (20 microns in diameter, or twice the volume and weight of that of the common ragweed) reduces its potential radius to one-sixteenth of ..."

2. Weeds of the North Central States edited by Lloyd M. Wax, Richard S. Fawcett, Duane Isely (1999)
"common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) p. 181 27. ... similar in appearance to common ragweed but much less common; leaves rough on upper surface, ..."

3. Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians by Wilfred William Robbins, John Peabody Harrington, Barbara W. Freire-Marreco (1916)
"... common ragweed; My, inflorescence). In case the flowers are not scattered along the stalk but have their bases surrounded by a common involucre, ..."

4. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario, Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871) (1885)
"... in the heat of the day on the finely-cut foliage of the common ragweed, 18th May. ... Several taken on elder and the common ragweed, 2oth to 22nd May. ..."

5. Flue-Cured Tobacco: The Complete Handbook by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Some weeds, such as yellow and purple nutsedge, common ragweed, ... Problem Weeds common ragweed The presence of common ragweed in tobacco fields is related ..."

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