Amaranthus albus

Family:AMARANTHACEAE
Species:Amaranthus albus L.
Common Name:PROSTRATE PIGWEED; TUMBLEWEED
Plant Notes:**
Status:Not Native, FACU (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyAMARANTHACEAE
Genus Amaranthus
Species Amaranthus albus L. - PROSTRATE PIGWEED; TUMBLEWEED

Citation

Citation AMARANTHUS ALBUS Linnaeus, Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 1268. 1759.
Basionym: **
Type: PENNSYLVANIA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 1117.1). Lectotypified by Raus, in Strid & Kit Tan, Fl. Hellen. 1: 143. 1997.

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Gadsden USF  
Leon FSU  
Wakulla FLAS  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Amaranthus leucanthus Amaranthus leucanthus Rafinesque, Fl. Ludov. 32. 1817. TYPE: LOUISIANA:
Galliaria albida Galliaria albida Bubani, Fl. Pyren. 1: 185. 1897, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Amaranthus albus Linnaeus 1759. 
Amaranthus albus var. monosepalus Amaranthus albus Linnaeus, var. monosepalus Thellung, in Ascherson et al., Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 5: 287. 1914.  
Amaranthus albus var. parviflorus Amaranthus albus Linnaeus, var. parviflorus Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 264. 1849.  
Amaranthus albus var. puberulus Amaranthus albus Linnaeus, var. puberulus Thellung, in Ascherson et al., Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 5: 287. 1914.  
Amaranthus albus var. rubicundus Amaranthus albus Linnaeus, var. rubicundus Thellung, in Ascherson et al., Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 5: 287. 1914.  
Amaranthus blitum var. nanus Amaranthus blitum Linnaeus, var. nanus Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 263. 1849.