Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
Search for wildflowers by location,
color, shape and time
Click here for
Mexican tea
Dysphania ambrosioides
Dysphania ambrosioides
Mexican tea Atriplex/Chenopodium
Dysphania ambrosioides Amaranthaceae
--show more--
English common name
  •Mexican tea
Spanish common names
  •té de milpa
accepted scientific name
  •Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
rules for finding collection records
  •Chenopodium ambrosioides (63)
  •Dysphania ambrosioides (236)
family name
  • Amaranthaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.20 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to Central America, South America, and southern Mexico

How Likely at this Location (40%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base