Taxon  Report   280 
Amaranthus hybridus  L.
Slender pigweed,  Slim amaranth
Amaranthus hybridus
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
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Amaranthus hybridus
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
Amaranthus hybridus, 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 hybridus
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
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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PLANTS: Amaranthus chlorostachys
PLANTS: Amaranthus incurvatus
PLANTS: Amaranthus patulus
More information about  Amaranthus hybridus
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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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:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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