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Amaranthus blitoides S. Watson. Matweed Amaranth, Prostrate Pigweed. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: Disturbed areas, roadsides. Dist: Sc. United States and Mexico.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, FNA4, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo2, NcTx, NE, NY, Ok, Pa, S, S13, Tx, Bayón (2015), Costea & Tardif (2003b); < Amaranthus graecizans L. – F, GrPl, Mex, RAB, Tat, misapplied

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Great Plains: FAC
  • Midwest: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

Heliophily ?: 9

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image of plant© Aidan Campos source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Aidan Campos source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Aidan Campos source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Aidan Campos source | Original Image ⭷

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