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Amaranthus dubius Mart. ex Thell.
Spleen amaranth

Family: Amaranthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Short Lived Perennial

Native Range: The West Indies, Mexico, Cental America and South America; naturalized in Florida and Rhode Island.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Assumed to be Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Amaranthus dubius
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Other data on Amaranthus dubius available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Amaranthus dubius has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized


Amaranthus dubius has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized


Amaranthus dubius has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland


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Amaranthus dubius
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr