Amaranthus caudatus L.
Family: Amaranthaceae
purple amaranth, love-lies-bleeding, foxtail amaranth
[Amaranthus edulis Speg.,  more...]
Amaranthus caudatus image
Botanical Illustration  
Amaranthus caudatus image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Etymology: Amaranthus: from the Greek amarantos for "unfading," referring to the long-lasting flowers
Plants: annual forb
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
Amaranthus caudatus image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Amaranthus caudatus image
Dennis W. Woodland  
Amaranthus caudatus image
Botanical Illustration  
Amaranthus caudatus image