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Flaigg, Norman G.
Amaranthus viridis L.
USDA Symbol: AMVI
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: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
AL , AR , AZ , FL , GA , HI , LA , MA , MI , MS , NC , NM , NY , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA USDA Native Status: L48(N), HI(I), VI(N)
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff