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Amaranthus retroflexus L.
Red amaranth, Rough pigweed

Family: Amaranthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Central United States.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Amaranthus retroflexus available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants


Amaranthus retroflexus has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Glades County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized


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