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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Genus Results

Category: Dicots
Family Name: Amaranthaceae


Amaranthus - [maps | photos]

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

*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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