EPPO Global Database

Dysphania anthelmintica(CHEAA)

Code created in: 2002-02-07

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CHEAA
  • Preferred name: Dysphania anthelmintica
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Mosyakin & Clemants


USA (Texas to southeast), Mexico, Central America, Colombia. Introduced in a few countries in Europe and Africa, and also in California and other US states

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Chenopodium ambrosioides var. anthelminticum (Linnaeus) A. Gray
Chenopodium anthelminticum Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
wormseed English
wormseed goosefoot English
amerikanisches Wurmkraut German
Wurmsamengänsefuß German
chénopode anthélmintique French
herbe à vers French
epazote Spanish (ES)
lombricera Spanish
wormdrijvende ganzevoet Dutch
maskmålla Swedish
amerika-aritaso Japanese
amerika-arita-sô Japanese
アメリカアリタソゥ Japanese
марь противоглистная Russian
ormemelde Norwegian