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Cosmos bipinnatus

Basic information
Scientific name Cosmos bipinnatus

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Common names Common cosmos
Higher taxon Asteraceae, Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Magnoliophyta
Natural range Mexico
Habitat Fallow rice field, riverside, roadside, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Almost entire Japan Range in Japan
Date The first record of naturalization was in 1969.
Route Deliberate: As ornamental plant
Impact Competition with native plants.
Affected organism: Native plants.
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Cultivated worldwide
Reference Notes
  • Hotta et al. (1989) Useful Plants of the World. Heibonsha, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • etc.