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Species profile—Parthenium hysterophorus (parthenium weed)

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → Asteraceae (sunflower) → Parthenium hysterophorus (parthenium weed)

Photo of Parthenium hysterophorus (parthenium weed) - Fensham, R.,Queensland Herbarium, DES
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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Asteraceae (sunflower)
Scientific name
Parthenium hysterophorus L.
Common name
parthenium weed
WildNet taxon ID
10959
Alternate name(s)
parthenium
whitetop
ragweed parthenium
ragweed
feverfew
false ragweed
congress grass
carrot grass
bitterweed
bitter weed
Biosecurity Act 2014 (BIO) status
Restricted Matter
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Environmental Weed

Other resources

The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=10959

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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