Taxon  Report   8456 
Amaranthus blitum  L. s.l.
purple amaranth

Amaranthus blitum
© 2009 Luigi Rignanese
Amaranthus blitum
© 2009 Luigi Rignanese
Amaranthus blitum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

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Amaranthus blitum
© 2009 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Amaranthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 09, 2015).

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