Taxon  Report   279 
Amaranthus gracilis  Desf.   (not an active name)
large fruited amaranth
Amaranthus gracilis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Genus: Amaranthus
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PLANTS: accepted name: Amaranthus viridis
 NOTE: Amaranthus gracilis is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2015).

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