Amaranthus

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Contains 18 accepted taxa overall.

Family: Amaranthaceae
Common Name:pigweed

Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Magnoliopsida
Sub Class Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
FamilyAmaranthaceae
Genus Amaranthus

Citation

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Species

Scientific NameCommon Name
Amaranthus albus tumbleweed amaranth, tumble pigweed, white amaranth, prostrate pigweed
Amaranthus blitoides prostrate pigweed, prostrate amaranth, matweed, matweed amaranth
Amaranthus blitum purple amaranth, livid amaranth
Amaranthus cannabinus waterhemp pigweed, tidal marsh amaranth
Amaranthus caudatus love-lies-bleeding, purple amaranth, foxtail amaranth
Amaranthus crispus crisp-leaved amaranth
Amaranthus cruentus blood amaranth, purple amaranth, caterpillar amaranth
Amaranthus deflexus low amaranth, large-fruited amaranth
Amaranthus hybridus smooth amaranth, smooth pigweed, green amaranth, green pigweed, hybrid amaranth
Amaranthus hypochondriacus prince’s-feather, prince-of-Wales-feather, prince’s-feather amaranth
Amaranthus palmeri carelessweed, Palmer’s amaranth
Amaranthus powellii Powell’s amaranth, green amaranth, Powell’s smooth amaranth
Amaranthus pumilus seabeach amaranth, coast amaranth
Amaranthus retroflexus redroot pigweed, redroot amaranth, wild-beet amaranth, rough pigweed, common amaranth
Amaranthus rudis tall amaranth
Amaranthus spinosus spiny amaranth, thorny amaranth
Amaranthus tuberculatus rough-fruited water-hemp, tall water-hemp, rough-fruited amaranth
Amaranthus viridis slender amaranth, tropical green amaranth, green amaranth
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