Calflora
Taxon  Report   277 
Amaranthus deflexus  L.
Amaranth,  Large fruited amaranth, Largefruit amaranth, Low amaranth
Amaranthus deflexus
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
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Amaranthus deflexus
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
Amaranthus deflexus, 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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Amaranthus deflexus
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Family: AMARANTHACEAE  
Genus: Amaranthus
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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More information about  Amaranthus deflexus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

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

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMDE)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 21, 2018).

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