OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Amaranthus pumilus   FAMILY Amaranthaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Amaranthus pumilus   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Amaranthus pumilus

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 066-03-009:
Amaranthus pumilus   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Amaranthus pumilus

 

COMMON NAME:
Seabeach Amaranth, Dwarf Amaranth


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image of Amaranthus pumilus, Seabeach Amaranth, Dwarf Amaranth

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_ampu2_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Amaranthus pumilus   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Amaranthus pumilus   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Amaranthus pumilus

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 066-03-009:
Amaranthus pumilus   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Amaranthus pumilus

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2315

Forb
Annual
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas

Rare

Habitat: Sea beaches, fore-dunes, island end flats, rarely on sound-side beaches, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems not armed

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Unisexual
1-5 sepals (or sepals absent) subtended by 3 bracts
Petals absent

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Utricle

 

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