Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 02496 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AmaranthaceaeAmaranthaceaeAmaranthaceae  
Species Amaranthus retroflexus L.
Common name   redroot pigweed
Collector(s)
D. Carter   s.n.  
Coll. Date 27 September 1997 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality 9863 North Meadow Drive, Cedar Hills.
    
Habitat Notes in back yard garden. 
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Amaranthus retroflexus L.

     Amaranthus retroflexus var. salicifolius I.M. Johnston

Common Name(s): careless weed, Pigweed, redroot amaranth, red-root amaranth, redroot pigweed, rough pigweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20745, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Amaranthaceae
                                    Genus: Amaranthus
                                        Species: Amaranthus retroflexus
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02496s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02578s2.jpg 
02578
specimen image: 03203s2.jpg 
03203
specimen image: 04778s2.jpg 
04778

Nearby Accessions

Locale

Links

Taxon Links for species Amaranthus retroflexus  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Amaranthus+retroflexus

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