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Amaranthus pumilus

Amaranthus pumilus Raf.

Seaside amaranth

Amaranthaceae (Amaranth Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: AMPU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Obovate , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Entire , Undulate
Leaf Apex: Mucronate , Obtuse
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Leaf Texture: Smooth
Inflorescence: Axillary
Fruit Type: Achene

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink , Green , Brown

Distribution

USA: CT , DE , MA , MD , NC , NJ , NY , PA , RI , SC , VA

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q2MZ
Status: Threatened
Historic Range: U.S.A. (DE, MA, MD, NC, NJ, NY, RI, SC, VA)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW
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 for map of regions.

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:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Amaranthus pumilus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Amaranthus pumilus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Amaranthus pumilus

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2013-08-07
Research By: SET

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