Page author: Don Knoke
Amaranthus hybridus
green amaranth, hybrid amaranth, smooth amaranth, green pigweed, smooth pigweed

Distribution: Found in much of the United States, but uncommon in the Pacific Northwest; collected in Whitman County

Habitat: Dry areas, disturbed sites, agricultural fields.

Flowers: July - September

Origin: Introduced from riparian zones in eastern North America

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 990. 1753. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Amaranthus hybridus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Amaranthus hybridus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Amaranthus hybridus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Amaranthus hybridus photos.

USDA Plants: Amaranthus hybridus information.

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