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Amaranthus powellii  S. Watson
Powell's amaranth
Amaranthus powellii
© 2015 Keir Morse
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Amaranthus powellii
© 2015 Keir Morse
Amaranthus powellii, 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 powellii
© 2015 Keir Morse
Genus: Amaranthus
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Amaranthus bouchonii
ICPN: Amaranthus powellii ssp. bouchonii
ICPN: Amaranthus powellii ssp. powellii
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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 16, 2019).