Amaranthus hybridus (Slim Amaranth, Green Amaranth, Pigweed) | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-103752 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Organism (ORGA)

last updated: 10 Aug 2012
Organism information
Amaranthus hybridus
Kingdom Viridiplantae
Phylum Streptophyta
Order Caryophyllales
Family Amaranthaceae
Genus Amaranthus
Species hybridus
  • Amaranthus chlorostachys auct
  • Slim Amaranth
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  • Green Amaranth
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  • Pigweed
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Plants
Wild
Characteristics related to biosafety
It is native to most of the southern half of North America.
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Populations in the eastern United States are probably naturalized. It has also been introduced to Europe, Australia, and other areas.
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Additional Information
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