Synonyms for ragweed |

Synonyms for ragweed

1. ragweed (n.)

any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma

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2. ragweed pollen (n.)

pollen of the ragweed plant is a common allergen


3. great ragweed (n.)

a coarse annual with some leaves deeply and palmately three-cleft or five-cleft


4. western ragweed (n.)

coarse perennial ragweed with creeping roots of dry barren lands of southwestern United States and Mexico


5. common ragweed (n.)

annual weed with finely divided foliage and spikes of green flowers; common in North America; introduced elsewhere accidentally


6. ragwort (n.)

widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity

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