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Nugent, Louis R
Amaranthus palmeri S. Watson
USDA Symbol: AMPA
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)
The Amaranthaceae are a family of annual or perennial herbs with small, crowded flowers. There are usually 5 sepals and no petals. Filaments of the stamens are often united into a short tube.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
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From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Sibley Nature Center
- Midland, TXNatural Biodiversity
- Johnstown, PA
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0891
Collected May 20, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
Record Last Modified: 2013-08-27
Research By: TWC Staff