Amaranthus albus

Family:Amaranthaceae
Species:Amaranthus albus L.
Common Name:tumbleweed amaranth, tumble pigweed, white amaranth, prostrate pigweed
Habitat:Waste places, ballast, cultivated fields, and banks of creeks.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herbaceous
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, SE (State 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 albus L. - tumbleweed amaranth, tumble pigweed, white amaranth, prostrate pigweed

Citation

Citation Amaranthus albus Linnaeus, Syst. Nat. ed. 10. 2: 1268. 1759.
Basionym: **
Type: PENNSYLVANIA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 1117.1). Lectotypified by Raus, in Strid & Kit Tan, Fl. Hellen. 1: 143. 1997.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany1912 NYS    
Albany  NYFA_1990    
Albany1952 NYS    
Bronx  NYFA_1990    
Bronx1946 NYS    
Bronx1995 BKL
BKL00032365
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990    
Cattaraugus1957 NYS    
Chautauqua  NYFA_1990    
Chautauqua1967 BUF
Herbarium # 51686
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Chemung1896 BUF
Herbarium # 10323
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Clinton  NYFA_1990    
Clinton1965 NYS    
Clinton1949 NYS    
Clinton1893 CONN    
Columbia  NYFA_1990    
Columbia1933 NYS    
Delaware  NYFA_1990    
Delaware1952 NYS    
Erie  NYFA_1990    
Erie1967 BUF
Herbarium # 51685
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Erie1924 BUF
Herbarium # 51696
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Genesee1967 BUF
Herbarium # 51687
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Genesee1967 BUF
Herbarium # 51688
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Genesee  NYFA_1990    
Herkimer1934 NYS    
Herkimer  NYFA_1990    
Jefferson1949 NYS    
Jefferson1964 NYS    
Jefferson  NYFA_1990    
Kings1897 GH    
Kings1865 NY    
Kings1992 NYS    
Kings1989 BKL
BKL00032361
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1992 BKL
BKL00032336
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1889 BKL
BKL00032369
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1992 BKL
BKL00032337
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1992 BKL
BKL00032363
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1992 BKL
BKL00032364
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1865 BKL
BKL00032372
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Lewis1922 NYS    
Lewis  NYFA_1990    
Madison1937 NYS    
Madison  NYFA_1990    
Monroe1922 NYS    
Monroe  NYFA_1990    
Monroe1989 NYS    
Monroe1920 NYS    
Monroe1911 NYS    
Montgomery  NYFA_1990    
Nassau1909 NYS    
Nassau  NYFA_1990    
Nassau1895 BKL
BKL00032378
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1896 BKL
BKL00032368
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York2005 BKL
BKL00066332
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York1894 NYS    
Niagara  NYFA_1990    
Niagara1928 BUF
Herbarium # 51692
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Niagara1975 BUF
Herbarium # 74107
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Oneida1885 NYS    
Oneida  NYFA_1990    
Oneida1931 NYS    
Onondaga1938 NYS    
Onondaga1946 NYS    
Onondaga  NYFA_1990    
Onondaga1949 NYS    
Onondaga1942 NYS    
Orange1867 NYS    
Orange  NYFA_1990    
Orange1990 NYS    
Orange1993 BKL
BKL00032366
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Oswego1881 NYS    
Otsego  NYFA_1990    
Otsego1948 NYS    
Queens1993 BKL
BKL00032362
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1991 BKL
BKL00032360
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1936 BKL
BKL00032371
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1885 BKL
BKL00032370
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1889 BKL
BKL00032377
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1911 BKL
BKL00101956
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rensselaer1949 NYS    
Rockland1990 NYS    
Saratoga1942 NYS    
Saratoga1956 NYS    
Saratoga  NYFA_1990    
Schenectady1943 NYS    
Schenectady  NYS    
Schenectady  NYFA_1990    
Schoharie  NYFA_1990    
St. Lawrence  NYFA_1990    
St. Lawrence1914 NYS    
St. Lawrence1914 BKL
BKL00032375
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1912 BKL
BKL00032367
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1998 BKL
BKL00007456
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1872 BKL
BKL00032376
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1962 BKL
BKL00080365
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1914 NYS    
Suffolk1919 NYS    
Suffolk1941 BKL
BKL00032373
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster1946 NYS    
Ulster1954 NYS    
Ulster  NYFA_1990    
Ulster1892 NYS    
Warren1941 NYS    
Warren1943 NYS    
Warren1891 BKL
BKL00101914
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Washington1892 BKL
BKL00032374
Herbarium Name Used: Amaranthus albus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Washington1927 NYS    
Washington  NYFA_1990    
Yates  NYFA_1990    

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.