Definition of Ambrosia psilostachya
1. Noun. Coarse perennial ragweed with creeping roots of dry barren lands of southwestern United States and Mexico.
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Literary usage of Ambrosia psilostachya
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1898)
"Ambrosia psilostachya DC. Prodr. 5: 526. 1836. Similar to the preceding species, but perennial, the leaves thick, the pubescence strigose or hispid. ..."
2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1899)
"On Ambrosia psilostachya, Rooks county, June 1889 and Aug. 1891; Manhattan, Oct. 1887, Kellerman and Swingle. ..."
3. Hayfever and Asthma: Care, Prevention and Treatment by William Scheppegrell (1922)
"The western ragweed (Ambrosia psilostachya) (Fig. 36) is so common in some parts of California that it is an important factor in hayfever in that state. ..."
4. Journal of Mycology by William Ashbrook Kellerman, Job Bicknell Ellis, Benjamin Matlack Everhart, United States Dept. of Agriculture. Section of Vegetable Pathology (1905)
"5-10.— This is found on several species of Ambrosia but generally immature or sterile. On Ambrosia psilostachya, collected by WA Kellerman at Manhattan, ..."