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Last updated 7/8/2007 by David Giblin.
Amaranthus hybridus L.[FNA4, HC2]
green amaranth, hybrid amaranth, smooth amaranth, green pigweed, smooth pigweed

Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 990. 1753.

Origin: Introduced from riparian zones in eastern North America

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: Often mistaken for Amaranthus powellii or A. retroflexus.

References:

» Costea, M., A. Sanders, and G. Waines. 2001a. Preliminary results toward a revision of the Amaranthus hybridus species complex (Amaranthaceae). Sida 19: 931-974.
» Costea, M., A. Sanders, and G. Waines. 2001b. Notes on some little known Amaranthus taxa (Amaranthaceae) in the United States. Sida 19: 975-992.
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