Taxon  Report   271 
Amaranthus albus  L.
pigweed amaranth,  tumbleweed
Amaranthus albus, 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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Amaranthus albus
© 2006 Keir Morse
Amaranthus albus
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Amaranthus albus
© 2004 Penn Martin II
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: AMARANTHACEAE  
Genus: Amaranthus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Amaranthus albus var. pubescens
PLANTS: Amaranthus graecizans var. pubescens
PLANTS: Amaranthus pubescens
TJM2 + PLANTS: Amaranthus graecizans
 Information about  Amaranthus albus  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (AMAL)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 26, 2014).

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