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ODA rating: A
USDA Symbol: AMTO
Other common names
bur ragweed, silverleaf, povertyweed
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Perennial; flowers June to August. Grows 4 to 18 inches tall with extensive creeping rootstocks. Leaves lanceolate, coarsely toothed and deeply lobed. Flowers inconspicuous and yellow. Fruit a light brown bur with spines.
Skeletonleaf bursage grows in cultivated fields, pastures and waste areas in several western states and survives under varied soil moisture conditions.
Distribution in Oregon
This species is not yet known to occur in Oregon.
Biological control agents are not used on "A" listed weeds in Oregon. If this weed is found it will be managed for eradication.