Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3498

Forb
Annual
Dioecious

Native south and west of the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems not armed

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
5 sepals
Petals absent

FRUIT:
Utricle

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Amaranthus palmeri   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Amaranthus palmeri   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 066-03-004:
Amaranthus palmeri   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Careless-weed, Palmer's Amaranth


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image of Amaranthus palmeri, Careless-weed, Palmer's Amaranth

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_ampa_001_lvd