Taxon  Report   277 
Amaranthus deflexus  L.
Amaranth,  Large fruited amaranth, Largefruit amaranth, Low amaranth

Amaranthus deflexus
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Amaranthus deflexus
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
Amaranthus deflexus, 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 deflexus
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Genus: Amaranthus
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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XWALK: Amaranthus gracilis
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UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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: Nov 26, 2015).

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