Taxon  Report   12132    
Amaranthus tuberculatus  (Moq.) J. D. Sauer
Common waterhemp
Amaranthus tuberculatus
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Amaranthus tuberculatus
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Amaranthus tuberculatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

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Amaranthus tuberculatus
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Amaranthus
Subspecies and Varieties:

Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Acnida altissima var. prostrata
PLANTS: Amaranthus tuberculatus var. prostratus
PLANTS: Amaranthus tamariscinus
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More information about  Amaranthus tuberculatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).