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Amaranthus cruentus
blood amaranth, caterpillar amaranth, purple amaranth

Origin: Probably introduced from cultivation in Central America

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Amaranthus cruentus L.
Publication: Syst. Nat. ed. 10. 2: 1269. 1759.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Amaranthus hybridus L. ssp. cruentus (L.) Thell.
Amaranthus hybridus L. var. cruentus (L.) Moq.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Amaranthus cruentus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Amaranthus cruentus checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Amaranthus cruentus information.

E-Flora BC: Amaranthus cruentus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Amaranthus cruentus photos.

USDA Plants: Amaranthus cruentus information.

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