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Last updated 6/3/2021 by Hattie Palmer.
Amaranthus albus L.[FNA4, HC, HC2]
white pigweed, tumbleweed

Publication: Syst. Nat. ed. 10. 2: 1268. 1759.

Origin: Introduced from tropical America

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA: "Amaranthus albus and A. blitoides are rather often confused in herbaria. The species are easily distinguished by their seed size and luster."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Amaranthus albus L. var. pubescens (Uline & W.L. Bray) Fernald
Amaranthus pubescens (Uline & W.L. Bray) Rydb.