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Kochia scoparia
burningbush Atriplex/Chenopodium
Kochia scoparia Amaranthaceae
common names
  summer cypress
  Mexican firebrush
  Mexican fireweed
accepted scientific name
  Kochia scoparia (L.) Schrad.
rules for finding collection records
  Bassia scoparia (976)
  Kochia scoparia (1973)
family name
Image Author: ©2006 Patrick Alexander
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of May thru end of October
Not Native. Invasive in CT, WA. Noxious weed in OR.

How Likely at this Location (73%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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