Gomphrena nitida Rothr.
Pearly globe amaranth
Amaranthaceae (Amaranth Family)
USDA Symbol: GONI
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Blooms rarely red.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
BenefitUse Wildlife: Small mammals and birds are attracted as well as the Great Plains toad, Bufo cognatus although not known how this plant interacts with this species.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Birds , Butterflies
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1219 Collected 2008-10-25 in Jeff Davis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Gomphrena nitida in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Gomphrena nitida in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Gomphrena nitida
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff