Regularity: Regularly occurring
Catalog Number: US 353158
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): A. S. Hitchcock
Year Collected: 1895
Locality: Sand hills, Hamilton Co., Hamilton, Kansas, United States, North America
- Isotype: Johnston, I. M. 1948. J. Arnold Arbor. 29: 193.
Life History and Behavior
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: N4 - Apparently Secure
Amaranthus arenicola, commonly called sand amaranth or sandhill amaranth, is a plant species found in many states of the contiguous United States. It is an annual species found in sandy areas, near riverbeds, lakes, and fields. It is native to the central or south Great Plains, extending from Texas to South Dakota, and was introduced to other areas. This flowering plant can grow up to 2 meters (6.6 feet) in height.
- Jepson Manual Treatment
- Flora of North America: Amaranthus arenicola in the U.S.
- USDA: Distribution in U.S.
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