Amaranthus albus L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Distribution
Amaranthus albus (rights holder: 2006 Keir Morse) © 2006 Keir Morse

Prostrate Pigweed

Another common name for White Amaranth is Tumble Pigweed, or just Tumbleweed. In the Great Plains, this weed is often blown against fences, where it piles up; this is less common in Illinois. White Amaranth can be distinguished from Amaranth spp. (Amaranths) by its white stems and small light green leaves; the foliage has a pale appearance overall. Furthermore, the side stems often develop from th... Text © John Hilty

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Amaranthus
Global Pollen Project UUID
6cca4b9e-2774-44a2-a9a6-b141f333f059
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

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