Amaranthus hybridus

Family:Amaranthaceae
Species:Amaranthus hybridus L.
Common Name:smooth amaranth, smooth pigweed, green amaranth, green pigweed, hybrid amaranth
Habitat:A very common weed in agricultural fields. Also in waste places.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Forb/herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, SE (State Rank), G5? (Global Rank)
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Magnoliopsida
Sub Class Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
FamilyAmaranthaceae
Genus Amaranthus
Species Amaranthus hybridus L. - smooth amaranth, smooth pigweed, green amaranth, green pigweed, hybrid amaranth

Citation

Citation Amaranthus hybridus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 990. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: VIRGINIA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 1117.19). Lectotypified by C. C. Townsend, in Nasir & Ali, Fl. W. Pakistan 71: 19. 1974.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany  NYFA_1990    
Albany  NYS    
Albany1943 NYS    
Albany1948 NYS    
Albany1949 NYS    
Albany1950 NYS    
Albany1955 NYS    
Bronx1896 NYS    
Bronx1994 BKL
BKL00032474
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1901 BKL
BKL00032485
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990    
Cattaraugus1957 NYS    
Chautauqua  NYFA_1990    
Chemung1950 NYS    
Dutchess1870 NYS    
Erie  NYFA_1990    
Erie1926 NYS    
Genesee  NYFA_1990    
Kings1955 BH    
Kings1869 NY    
Kings1881 NY    
Kings1980 NYS    
Kings1868 BKL
BKL00032471
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1990 BKL
BKL00032985
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1890 BKL
BKL00032482
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1992 BKL
BKL00032464
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1992 BKL
BKL00032465
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1867 BKL
BKL00032480
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1990 BKL
BKL00032502
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1879 BKL
BKL00032470
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1856 BKL
BKL00032483
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings2008 BKL
BKL00091064
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings  BKL
BKL00032466
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings2001 BKL
BKL00017480
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1993 BKL
BKL00086486
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1990 BKL
BKL00032472
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings2011 BKL
BKL00101967
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings2007 BKL
BKL00086939
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings2007 BKL
BKL00086965
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1996 BKL
BKL00014128
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1988 BKL
BKL00032501
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Madison1940 NYS    
Monroe  NYFA_1990    
Nassau  NYFA_1990    
Nassau1909 NYS    
Nassau1905 BKL
BKL00032469
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1896 BKL
BKL00032468
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau2008 BKL
BKL00101963
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau2011 BKL
BKL00101968
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau2010 BKL
BKL00101964
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1891 BKL
BKL00032484
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York1921 BKL
BKL00032473
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York2003 BKL
BKL00066406
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York2003 BKL
BKL00025684
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York1987 BKL
BKL00032486
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Niagara1927 BUF
Herbarium # 51710
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Niagara  NYFA_1990    
Oneida  NYFA_1990    
Onondaga  NYFA_1990    
Orleans  NYFA_1990    
Oswego  NYFA_1990    
Queens1904 NYS    
Queens2000 BKL
BKL00101969
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1885 BKL
BKL00032467
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1979 BKL
BKL00032498
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1988 BKL
BKL00032508
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1988 BKL
BKL00032347
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1989 BKL
BKL00032984
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1988 BKL
BKL00032507
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1992 BKL
BKL00032503
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1897 BKL
BKL00032479
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond1896 BKL
BKL00032476
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Saratoga  NYFA_1990    
Saratoga1932 NYS    
Saratoga1949 NYS    
Saratoga1956 NYS    
Schenectady  NYFA_1990    
Suffolk  NYFA_1990    
Suffolk1939 NYS    
Suffolk1954 NYS    
Suffolk1991 BKL
BKL00101943
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1962 BKL
BKL00080367
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1961 BKL
BKL00080366
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster  NYFA_1990    
Ulster1892 NYS    
Ulster1953 NYS    
Warren  NYFA_1990    
Washington  NYFA_1990    
Wayne  NYFA_1990    
Wayne1938 NYS    
Westchester1888 BKL
BKL00032431
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester1888 BKL
BKL00032478
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester1895 BKL
BKL00032475
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester1896 BKL
BKL00032477
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus hybridus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Wyoming  NYFA_1990    

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Amaranthus chlorostachys Amaranthus chlorostachys Willdenow, Hist. Amaranth. 34. 1790.    
Amaranthus incurvatus Amaranthus incurvatus Grenier & Godron, Fl. France Prosp. 8. 1846.    
Amaranthus patulus Amaranthus patulus Bertoloni, Comment. Ital. Neap. 19, t. 2. 1837.