Amaranthus hybridus L. - Green Amaranth
Family - Amaranthaceae
Stems - No info. yet.
Leaves - No info. yet.
Inflorescence - No info. yet.
A mature inflorescence.
Flowers - No info. yet.
Flowering - July - October.
Habitat - Waste ground, cultivated fields, disturbed sites, roadsides, railroads.
Origin - Native to tropical America.
Other info. - This weedy species can be found throughout Missouri and is quite common in the habitats mentioned above. The plant can get quite robust and attain a height of around 1m.
Photographs taken off Main St., Ellington, MO., 7-18-04.