Plant Identification Database:
Amaranthaceae (Amaranth)
Order: Caryophyllales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Amaranthaceae: LV: simple, u. entire, exstipulate; FL: u. 5 parts, minute, axillary, white pink red, congested inflorescence, apetalous, 4-5 sepals imbricate, 5 stamens, ovary superior; FR: u. circumscissile capsule; ST: herb/shrub, u. stem red; EC:
exstipulate simple u. entire P: 0; S: 4-5, imbricate white pink red axillary, congested minute S: 5; O: superior u. circumsessile capsule herb/shrub u. red Waste places Amaranthaceae: LV: simple, u. entire, exstipulate; FL: u. 5 parts, minute, axillary, white pink red, congested inflorescence, apetalous, 4-5 sepals imbricate, 5 stamens, ovary superior; FR: u. circumscissile capsule; ST: herb/shrub, u. stem red; EC:
Green amaranth Amaranthus hybridus Amaranthus Petiole Whole, Oval Entire Pubescent Indstingushable Green/Brown Axillary, Bristly bracts <1" Red Leaf raw; Flower raw; Fruit raw; Stem raw Green amaranth Amaranthus hybridus
Pigweed Amaranthus retroflexus Amaranthus Whole Entire <1" Red Waste places Pigweed Amaranthus retroflexus
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION