Amaranthus arenicola

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Amaranthus arenicola
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Amaranthus
Species: A. arenicola
Binomial name
Amaranthus arenicola

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.