Triangle-leaf bursage



Ambrosia deltoidea


Asteraceae

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Form: Shrub
Seasonality: Evergreen
Size: 3ft tall by 3ft wide
Leaves: Triangular; underside hairy; green leaves age to a gray silver color, aromatic
Flowers: Insignificant, green spikes on branch ends
Fruit: Small burr containing seed
Stems/Trunks: Brittle sprawling stems
Range/Origin: Southern Arizona, Baja California, Sonora Mexico
Hardiness: USDA Zones 9-10, 32F

Comments: Low litter, No thorns, allergenic

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposure: Full sun, reflected heat
  • Water; Low
  • Soil: Sandy, well drained
  • Propagation: Seed and cuttings
  • Maintenance: Minimal; can be pruned to improve shape

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