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Ageratum houstonianum (Blue Weed, Mexican ageratum)

Tuinageratum [Afrikaans]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid II > Asterales > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Eupatorieae > Genus: Ageratum

Ageratum houstonianum growing as a weed in a Cape Town garden. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]


A Category 1 weed in South Africa (excluding cultivars).

See KwaZulu-Natal wild flowers by Elsa Pooley p. 498.


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