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Amaranthus powellii (Powell's amaranth)
Smith, R.W.

Amaranthus powellii

Amaranthus powellii S. Watson

Powell's Amaranth, Green Amaranth, Powell's Smooth Amaranth

Amaranthaceae (Amaranth Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: AMPO2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall, occasionally taller.
Flower: Flowers are green, often with reddish tinge.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Flowers are green, often with reddish tinge.

Distribution

USA: AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: AB , BC , ON , PE , QC , SK

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America - beta site (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2022-11-11
Research By: JAM

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