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Green Amaranth
Amaranthus retroflexus

Green Amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus) Other common names: Redroot Pigweed

French names: Amaranthe racine rouge

Family: Amaranth Family (Amaranthaceae)

Flowers: Summer;  Green/Brown;  Indistinguishable parts (petals)

Leaves: Alternate, Simple, Entire

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 414   

Native/Non-native: Native

Photographs: 18 photographs available, of which 5 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Green Amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus) flowers

Green Amaranth flowers are green.

Green Amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus) Flower stalk

Flower stalk of Green Amaranth.

Green Amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus) plant

Green Amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus) leaves and plant

Green Amaranth plant.

Green Amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus) top of plant

Top of an Green Amaranth plant.


Range map for Green Amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)