Taxon: Amaranthus fimbriatus (Torr.) Benth. ex S. Watson

Genus: Amaranthus
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 317381
Place of publication: S. Watson et al., Bot. California 2:42. 1880
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 28-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Sep-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 20 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • fringed amaranth  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Sinaloa, - Sonora, - Baja Norte, - Baja Sur
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Michoacan
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah


  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. 1969 (F Ariz)
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. 1959 (F CalifMunz)
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. 1964 (F SonorDes)
  • Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. 1987 (F Utah)
  • Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. 1980 (F Baja)


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