Taxon  Report   12132 
Amaranthus tuberculatus  (Moq.) J.D. Sauer
Common waterhemp
Amaranthus tuberculatus
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Amaranthus tuberculatus
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Amaranthus tuberculatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

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Amaranthus tuberculatus
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Family: AMARANTHACEAE  
Genus: Amaranthus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Acnida altissima var. prostrata
PLANTS: Amaranthus tuberculatus var. prostratus
PLANTS: Amaranthus tamariscinus
PLANTS: Amaranthus rudis
PLANTS: Amaranthus ambigens
PLANTS: Amaranthus altissimus
PLANTS: Acnida tuberculata
PLANTS: Acnida tamariscina
PLANTS: Acnida tamariscina var. prostrata
PLANTS: Acnida subnuda
PLANTS: Acnida concatenata
PLANTS: Acnida altissima
PLANTS: Acnida altissima var. subnuda
PLANTS: Amaranthus tuberculatus var. subnudus
More information about  Amaranthus tuberculatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMTU)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 01, 2016).

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