Amaranthus floridanus

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Florida amaranth
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Amaranthus
Species: A. floridanus
Binomial name
Amaranthus floridanus

Amaranthus floridanus (Florida amaranth) is a flowering plant endemic to Florida.[1][2]

Amaranthus floridanus flowers from late spring to fall and can grow up to 1.5 m in height. It usually grows in moist places, near dunes, swamps, marshes, or in disturbed habitats.[3]


  1. ^ "PLANTS Profile for Amaranthus floridanus (Florida amaranth)". PLANTS database. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2017-01-30. 
  2. ^ "Amaranthus floridanus". Atlas of Florida Plants. Institute for Systematic Botany. Retrieved 2017-01-30. 
  3. ^ "Amaranthus floridanus". Flora of North America. Retrieved 2017-01-30.