Taxon  Report   278    
Amaranthus fimbriatus  (Torr.) Benth. ex S. Watson
Fringed amaranth
Amaranthus fimbriatus
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Amaranthus fimbriatus
© 2003 James M. Andre
Amaranthus fimbriatus
© 2014 Keir Morse
Amaranthus fimbriatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Amaranthus fimbriatus
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Genus: Amaranthus
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Amaranthus fimbriatus var. fimbriatus
More information about  Amaranthus fimbriatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).