Taxon  Report   283 
Amaranthus retroflexus  L.
green amaranth, red root pigweed, red rooted amaranth, redroot amaranth, rough pigweed
Amaranthus retroflexus, 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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Bloom Period
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 retroflexus var. salicifolius
 Information about  Amaranthus retroflexus  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMRE)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 17, 2014).

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