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Amaranthus powellii  S. Watson
Powell's amaranth
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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Bloom Period
Family: AMARANTHACEAE  
Genus: Amaranthus

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Amaranthus bouchonii
JEF: 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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 28, 2021).