Taxon: Axyris amaranthoides L.

Genus: Axyris
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Subfamily: Chenopodioideae
Tribe: Axyrideae
Nomen number: 311099
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:979. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Apr-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide F USSR)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Xinjiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan ; Korea
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation-Far East Far East
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia Western Siberia
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Russian Federation-European part European part

  • Naturalized


  • Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Fu, Y. C. et al. Flora intramongolica. (F InnMong)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  • Kitagawa, M. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. (F Manshur)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • Stewart, R. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir. 1972 (L Pak)
  • Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  • Tai Hyun Chung Illustrated encyclopedia of fauna & flora of Korea, vol. 5, Tracheophyta. (Ency Korea)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Axyris amaranthoides L. :


  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image