Taxon  Report   285 
Amaranthus torreyi  (A. Gray) Benth.
Sandhill amaranth

Amaranthus torreyi
© 2003 Debra Valov
Amaranthus torreyi
© 2003 James M. Andre
Amaranthus torreyi, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Amaranthus torreyi
© 2005 James M. Andre
Genus: Amaranthus
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Amaranthus watsonii
PLANTS accepted name: Amaranthus arenicola
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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: Nov 28, 2015).

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