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Amaranthus polygonoides Linnaeus. Tropical Amaranth, Smartweed Amaranth. Phen: May-Oct. Hab: Disturbed areas. Dist: Native of tropical America. C. TX s. NM, and s. FL (uncertainly native) south into the Neotropics.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Bah, FNA4, K1, K3, K4, Mex, NcTx, S, WH3, Bayón (2015); = n/a – RAB; > Amaranthus berlandieri (Moq.) Uline & Bray – S13, Tx; > Amaranthus polygonoides L. – S13, Tx

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Heliophily ?: 8

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