Amaranthus blitum

Family:Amaranthaceae
Species:Amaranthus blitum L.
Common Name:purple amaranth, livid amaranth
Habitat:Waste places, soil piles, and disturbed areas.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Forb/herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, SE (State Rank), GNR (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 blitum L. - purple amaranth, livid amaranth

Citation

Citation Amaranthus blitum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 990. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: **

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Bronx1962 NYS    
Bronx1936 BKL
BKL00032344
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Erie1975 BUF
Herbarium # 51715
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Erie1975 BUF
Herbarium # 51716
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Kings1989 BKL
BKL00032437
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings2008 BKL
BKL00091063
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings  NYFA_1990    
Kings1950 NYS    
Kings1955 NYS    
Kings2001 BKL
BKL00016953
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1992 BKL
BKL00032436
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1989 BKL
BKL00032435
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Livingston1969 NYS    
Madison  NYFA_1990    
Madison1938 NYS    
Madison1938 BKL
BKL00032438
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Monroe  NYFA_1990    
Monroe1922 NYS    
New York2003 BKL
BKL00025671
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York2003 BKL
BKL00066348
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York1987 BKL
BKL00032348
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York1864 BKL
BKL00032343
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Oneida  NYFA_1990    
Queens1890 BKL
BKL00032342
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1979 BKL
BKL00032345
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
St. Lawrence2011 BH
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus blitum
  10/19/2012 - Anne Johnson
Suffolk1985 NYS    
Suffolk1990 NYS    
Suffolk1973 OBPF
Log_num: 9992
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus lividus
   

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Amaranthus ascendens Amaranthus ascendens Loisel.   
Amaranthus lividus Amaranthus lividus Linnaeus   
Amaranthus lividus ssp. polygonoides Amaranthus lividus Linnaeus ssp. polygonoides (Moq.) ProbstEuxolus viridis (Linnaeus) Moquin-Tandon, var. polygonoides Moquin-Tandon 1849.  
Amaranthus lividus var. polygonoides Amaranthus lividus Linnaeus var. polygonoides (Moq.) ThellungEuxolus viridis (Linnaeus) Moquin-Tandon, var. polygonoides Moquin-Tandon 1849.  
Amaranthus viridus Amaranthus viridus auct. non Linnaeus   
Euxolus viridis var. polygonoides Euxolus viridis (Linnaeus) Moquin-Tandon, var. polygonoides Moquin-Tandon 1849.