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African amaranth
Amaranthus muricatus
Amaranthus muricatus
African amaranth Atriplex/Chenopodium
Amaranthus muricatus Amaranthaceae
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English common name
  •African amaranth
accepted scientific name
  •Amaranthus muricatus (Gillies ex Moq.) Hieron.
rules for finding collection records
  •Amaranthus muricatus (134)
family name
  • Amaranthaceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of September thru 3rd week of May

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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Weeds of Mexico (5)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
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