Ambrosia dumosa

Ambrosia dumosa

White bursage

Previous scientific name(s): Franseria dumosa

Small, bushy shrub very common on slopes, plains and mesas between 500 and 3,000 ft. One of the most abundant shrubs in the desert. Occupies ecological niche similar to A. deltoidea but further west. Provides good forage to horses and wildlife.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 3 
feet
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
500 
- 3,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
5.40 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
33,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Winter