Amaranthus californicus

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Amaranthus californicus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Amaranthaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Amaranthoideae
Genus: Amaranthus
Species: Amaranthus californicus

Name[edit]

Amaranthus californicus (Moq.) S.Watson, Bot. California [W.H.Brewer] 2: 42. 1880

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Mengea californica Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 270. 1849
  • Heterotypic
    • Amaranthus albomarginatus Uline & W.L.Bray, Bot. Gaz. 19: 318. 1894
    • Amaranthus microphyllus Shinners,Sida 1: 248. 1964

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Western Canada
      • Alberta, Saskatchewan
    • Northwestern U.S.A.
      • Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    • North-Central U.S.A.
      • Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota
    • Southwestern U.S.A.
      • California, Nevada, Utah
    • South-Central U.S.A.
      • Texas
    • Mexico
      • Baja California Norte
  • Southern America
    • Central America
      • Panama

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • eFloras 2008. Amaranthus californicus in Flora of North America . Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Links[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: California amaranth
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