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Celosia nitida Vahl
West Indian cock's comb
USDA Symbol: CENI
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: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink , Green
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
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Record Modified: 2013-04-18
Research By: TWC Staff