Taxon  Report   273 
Amaranthus blitoides  S. Watson
Prostrate Amaranth,  mat amaranth, prostrate pigweed

Amaranthus blitoides
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Amaranthus blitoides
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Amaranthus blitoides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Amaranthus blitoides
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Amaranthus
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Amaranthus graecizans
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 09, 2015).

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