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Of our ragweed not much can be set down that is complimentary, except that its name in the botany is Ambrosia, food of the gods.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
Golden ragweed blazed in all the fields, and the swallows began to assemble for their journey south.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
"Like a ragweed," she laughed, taking him into the kitchen, where she brought him a chair from the sitting-room.
It is bounded on the north by goldenrod, on the south by ragweed, on the east by asthma and the pollen of anemophylous plants.
SHANDYGAFFCHRISTOPHER MORLEY
Every year thousands of ragweed and groundsel seeds must be blown on to the shale-heap, but they never manage to grow there.
THE ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFEG. F. SCOTT ELLIOT
The ragweed grew everywhere it pleased, affording grand cover for the quail.
THE KILLERSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Yellow-stick, the ragwort or ragweed, which grows to a great size in Ireland.
THE FAIRY MYTHOLOGYTHOMAS KEIGHTLEY
Then there's this ragweed; if I let it alone, it will choke out every thing else.
THE OLD MARKET-CARTMRS. F. B. SMITH
The third pile was composed of 20 seeds of the giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida).
Many grasslands have a stand of dandelions; sow thistle, wild lettuce, and ragweed were also common in some grasslands.

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