Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Amaranthus hybridus Linnaeus
(Green Pigweed, Smooth Amaranth)
Amaranthus hybridus is an erect annual pigweed with flowers subtended by
spine-tipped bracts. The panicles of flowers can be either axillary or terminal.
The stems can be reddish while the flowers are green.
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Amaranthus hybridus, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., CF Cyn., June 5, 2007
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