Chenopodium ambrosioides L. - Mexican Tea, Wormseed
Family - Chenopodiaceae
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Flowering - August - November.
Habitat - Rich waste ground, dumps, fields, railroads, roadsides.
Origin - Native to South and Central America.
Other info. - This aromatic species can be found scattered throughout most of Missouri. It can be easily identified because of its scent, large size, and toothed leaves. The plant is normally glabrous but pubescent individuals are not uncommon.
Photographs taken in Vero Beach, FL., 2-13-03, and off Lee Rd 54, Lee County, AL., 10-8-04.