Calflora
Taxon  Report   273    
Amaranthus blitoides  S. Watson
Mat amaranth,  Prostrate amaranth, Prostrate pigweed
Amaranthus blitoides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: AMARANTHACEAE  
Genus: Amaranthus

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Amaranthus graecizans
More information about  Amaranthus blitoides
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMBL)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 06, 2020).