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    • Amaranths
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    • Amaranthaceae
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    • Amarantos, espinacas, betabeles y parientes

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pigweed(amaranthus ?) Genus Amaranthus

Observer

kajacquez

Date

November 8, 2014

Description

red stems, green "stickers", approximately three feet tall

Photos / Sounds

What

Amarantos Genus Amaranthus

Date

November 5, 2014

Description

Cultivo de amaranto. Al fondo, se puede apreciar el Volcán La Malinche

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

arisinai

Date

November 14, 2014

Description

Flor aterciopelada, color fucsia.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

wpcbioblitz

Date

November 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Globe amaranth Gomphrena globosa

Observer

taogirl

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

assuming this is the correct genus but don't know what species, looks different than ones I am familiar with; any ID help appreciated

Photos / Sounds

What

verdolaga cimarrona Alternanthera caracasana

Observer

raomoct68

Date

November 8, 2014

Description

Mercadera

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Púrpura Iresine herbstii

Observer

jpb

Date

November 9, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Alrededor de sus hojas y en sus tallos tenía un color parecido al vino y sus hojas eran de color gris oscuro.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

meurkc

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

drawdown zone; dried specimen (also like Parietaria)

Photos / Sounds

What

bola de hilo Guilleminea densa

Observer

connlindajo

Date

November 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Khakiweed Alternanthera caracasana

Observer

connlindajo

Date

November 7, 2014

Description

Somewhat spiny.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

meurkc

Date

October 28, 2014

Description

Hong Kong Park

Photos / Sounds

What

Khakiweed Alternanthera caracasana

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

November 6, 2014

Description

Common on the receding lake bed of Lake Travis.

I was thinking this was going to be A. caracasana, but the flower clusters have no spiny bracts, and it doesn't look at all like A. polygonoides.

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Description from Wikipedia

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.

No range data available.