Calflora
Taxon  Report   8456    
Amaranthus blitum  L.
Purple amaranth
Amaranthus blitum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: AMARANTHACEAE  
Genus: Amaranthus
Subspecies and Varieties:

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

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Amaranthus blitum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (AMBL2)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 16, 2019).