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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Family Results

Category: Dicots
Family Name: Amaranthaceae


Achyranthes - [maps | photos]

Alternanthera - [maps | photos]

             • Achyranthes philoxeroides (Mart.) Standl.

Amaranthus - [maps | photos]

  • Amaranthus albus * L.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: prostrate pigweed
  • Amaranthus australis * (A. Gray) J.D. Sauer
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: southern amaranth
             • Amaranthus graecizans auct. non L.
  • Amaranthus rudis J.D. Sauer
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative
    Common Name: tall amaranth
             • Acnida tamariscina auct. non (Nutt.) Wood
  • Amaranthus tuberculatus (Moq.) J.D. Sauer
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland +
    Common Name: roughfruit amaranth
             • Acnida tuberculata Moq.
             • Amaranthus gracilis Desf.

Celosia - [maps | photos]

Chenopodium - [maps | photos]

             • Chenopodium missouriense Aellen
             • Chenopodium bushianum Aellen
             • Chenopodium gigantospermum Aellen

Cycloloma - [maps | photos]

             • Kochia atriplicifolia Spreng.

Dysphania - [maps | photos]

  • Dysphania ambrosioides * (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: Mexican tea
             • Chenopodium ambrosioides L.

Froelichia - [maps | photos]

Iresine - [maps | photos]

Kochia - [maps | photos]

  • Kochia scoparia * (L.) Schrad.
    NWI R2 TN: No Wetland Indicator
    Common Name: Mexican fireweed, molly

Salsola - [maps | photos]

  • Salsola tragus * L.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: prickly Russian thistle
             • Salsola kali L. ssp. tragus (L.) Celak.

*Non-native taxon known to be naturalized in Tennessee
All names & statuses follow the Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee (2015).
Click here for a description of rare, threatened, or endangered (RTE) status & National Wetland Indicator (NWI) status.
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