Taxon  Report   280    
Amaranthus hybridus  L.
Slender pigweed,  Slim amaranth
Amaranthus hybridus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Genus: Amaranthus
Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Amaranthus chlorostachys
PLANTS: Amaranthus incurvatus
PLANTS: Amaranthus patulus
More information about  Amaranthus hybridus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Dec 07, 2019).