Taxon  Report   286 
Amaranthus watsonii  Standley
Watson's amaranth
Amaranthus watsonii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition
 

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Amaranthus watsonii
© 2003 Debra Valov
Amaranthus watsonii
© 2004 Debra Valov
Amaranthus watsonii
© 2003 Debra Valov
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: AMARANTHACEAE  
Genus: Amaranthus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Amaranthus torreyi
 Information about  Amaranthus watsonii  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (AMWA)

Nursery availability on CNPLX

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 04, 2015).

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