Calflora
Taxon  Report   274    
Amaranthus californicus  (Moq.) S. Watson
California amaranth,  California pigweed
Amaranthus californicus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: AMARANTHACEAE  
Genus: Amaranthus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Amaranthus albomarginatus
PLANTS: Amaranthus microphyllus
More information about  Amaranthus californicus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMCA)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 22, 2019).