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|This is Golden Rod notice the leaves . Much different than ragweed.|
|Finding out this information is GREAT to me . I am always wanting to grab a bundle of Goldenrod and bring it home to press, but thought it caused allergies?|
|I used to get it and Press it outside ... |
Now that I know it is not like Ragweed I can bring more home to press !
There are 2 main types of ragweed in NC .their leaves and appearance look very different .
|this is the short ragweed notice the leaves below.|
|notice the purple stems|
this is the Giant Ragweed it can get huge .
|this is Giant ragweed close up of leaves|
for more pictures and information try these links too.
great images here for short Ambrosia+artemisiifolia
Short Ragweed - Ambrosia artemisiifolia
good images here for giant
Giant Ragweed - Ambrosia trifida
Till next time , wishing You Peace and an allergy free fall