Taxon  Report   10763 
Amaranthus blitum  L.  ssp. emarginatus  (Salzm. ex Uline & W. L. Bray) Carretero, Muñoz Garm., & Pedrol
Purple amaranth
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Amaranthus blitum ssp. emarginatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

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Genus: Amaranthus
Parent Record Amaranthus blitum
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Amaranthus blitum var. emarginatus
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ICPN: Amaranthus emarginatus
More information about  Amaranthus blitum ssp. emarginatus
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2018).

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