Amaranthus viridis L.
Common Name: AMARANTH
Synonym: Amaranthus gracilis
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

Amaranthus viridis R. W. Smith

A. gracilis of Michigan Flora.

A native of South America, rarely introduced as far north as Michigan; first collected by O. A. Farwell at Detroit (Wayne Co.) in 1932 and not again until 2011, when collected as a garden weed in Lenawee Co.


Lenawee County
Wayne County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. May 6, 2021.