Amaranthus californicus

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Amaranthus californicus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Amaranthus
A. californicus
Binomial name
Amaranthus californicus

Amaranthus californicus is a species of flowering plant in the amaranth family known as California amaranth.[1] It is a glabrous monoecious annual that is native to most of the western United States and Canada. The plant grows from 10 to 50 cm (3.9 to 19.7 in) in length.[2] It is found in moist flats or near bodies of water, and it blooms from summer to fall.[2]


  1. ^ "Amaranthus californicus". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 17 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b Jepson Manual Treatment

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