Amaranthus cruentus L.
purple amaranth
Amaranthaceae (Amaranth family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants


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Distribution of Amaranthus cruentus
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Casual weed, usually with beet-red colouring, occurs in soil dumps, roadsides, waste places. Probably originating as an impurity in bird seed or of garden origin. (Lomer 4544 @ UBC). Occasional.

Note Author: Frank Lomer, Honourary Research Associate, University of British Columbia Herbarium