Amaranthus

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Contains 17 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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Basionym: **
Type: **

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon Name
Amaranthus albus tumbleweed amaranth
Amaranthus blitoides prostrate amaranth
Amaranthus blitum notch-leaved amaranth
Amaranthus cannabinus salt-marsh water-hemp
Amaranthus caudatus love-lies-bleeding
Amaranthus crispus crisp-leaved amaranth
Amaranthus cruentus blood amaranth
Amaranthus deflexus low amaranth
Amaranthus hybridus ssp. hybridus spleen amaranth
Amaranthus hypochondriacus prince's-feather
Amaranthus palmeri palmer's amaranth
Amaranthus powellii ssp. powellii Powell's amaranth
Amaranthus pumilus sea-beach amaranth, coast amaranth
Amaranthus retroflexus red-rooted amaranth
Amaranthus spinosus spiny amaranth
Amaranthus tuberculatus rough-fruited water-hemp
Amaranthus viridis green amaranth
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