Amaranthus powellii S.Watson
Family: Amaranthaceae
green amaranth,  more...
[Amaranthus bouchonii Thell.,  more]
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Etymology: Amaranthus: from the Greek amarantos for "unfading," referring to the long-lasting flowers
Plants: annual, up to 6' tall forb, freely branched forb hairless except in the inflorescence; stems with no spines and often with a reddish base
Leaves: alternate, ovate, underside smooth with whitish veins, stalk equal to or longer than the blade
Flowers: green, tiny, 3-5-parted; inflorescence dense, stiff, terminal, spike-like cluster usually unbranched or with a few, erect, widely-spaced branches
Habitat: disturbed sites
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized
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