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Amaranthus tuberculatus (Moq.) Sauer
USDA Symbol: AMTU
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
AL , AR , CT , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NH , NY , OH , PA , SD , TN , VT , WI , WV Canada: PE USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Larval Host: Common Checkered-skipper
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
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Record Modified: 2012-06-26
Research By: TWC Staff