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Parthenium hispidum

Parthenium hispidum Raf.

Wild Quinine, American Feverfew

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Parthenium integrifolium var. hispidum, Parthenium repens

USDA Symbol: PAHI8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AR , IL , KS , LA , MI , MN , MO , OK , TN , TX

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Parthenium hispidum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Parthenium hispidum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Parthenium hispidum


Record Modified: 2022-12-30
Research By: CBR

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