Taxon  Report   281 
Amaranthus palmeri  S. Watson
Palmer's amaranth,  carelessweed
Amaranthus palmeri, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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Amaranthus palmeri
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Amaranthus palmeri
© Kaune 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Amaranthus palmeri
© 2011 Christopher Bronny
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, Creosote Bush Scrub
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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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Amaranthus palmeri  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (AMPA)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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 28, 2014).

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