Amaranthus cruentus

Family:Amaranthaceae
Species:Amaranthus cruentus L.
Common Name:blood amaranth, purple amaranth, caterpillar amaranth
Habitat:Waste places.
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Growth Habit:Forb/herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, SE (State Rank), GNR (Global Rank)
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Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Magnoliopsida
Sub Class Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
FamilyAmaranthaceae
Genus Amaranthus
Species Amaranthus cruentus L. - blood amaranth, purple amaranth, caterpillar amaranth

Citation

Citation Amaranthus cruentus Linnaeus, Syst. Nat. ed. 10. 2: 1269. 1759.
Basionym: **
Type: CHINA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 1117.25). Lectotypified by C. C. Townsend, in Nasir & Ali, Fl. W. Pakistan 71: 12. 1974.

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Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany  NYFA_1990    
Albany1941 NYS    
Bronx  NYFA_1990    
Dutchess  NYFA_1990    
Queens  NYFA_1990    
Saratoga  NYFA_1990    
Saratoga1956 NYS    
Ulster  NYFA_1990    
Ulster  NYS    
Ulster1895 NYS    

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Amaranthus hybridus ssp. cruentus Amaranthus hybridus Linnaeus ssp. cruentus (Linnaeus) Thellung   
Amaranthus hybridus var. cruentus Amaranthus hybridus Linnaeus var. cruentus (Linnaeus) Moq.   
Amaranthus paniculatus Amaranthus paniculatus Linnaeus   
Amaranthus sanguineus Amaranthus sanguineus Linnaeus