Local name = Field snake-cotton.
A nasty plant invading the area very fast and no one seems to care to remove it after a rain or before it scatters its seeds.
Not sure if this is correct ID. Sam, where are you?!
Local name = Slender snake-cotton. In unmown grass or park.
Will have to key this amaranth out later on... It was a big one -- like 2.5 m tall.
The Amaranthaceae, the Amaranth family, represent the most species-rich lineage within the flowering plant order of Caryophyllales. Now including the former goosefoot family (Chenopodiaceae), the extended family contains approximately 180 genera and 2,500 species.