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Taxon: Amaranthus powellii S. Watson

 
Genus: Amaranthus
Subgenus: Amaranthus
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 315339
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 10:347. 1875
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Aug-2007
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • green amaranth  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • Powell's amaranth  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • Powell's smooth amaranth  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • grünähriger Fuchsschwanz  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla]

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Salta, San Juan] Chile


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]


References:

  1. Delivering alien invasive species inventories for Europe (DAISIE) (on-line resource). (Invasive Spec Eur)
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  3. Chan, K. F. & M. Sun 1997. Genetic diversity and relationships detected by isozyme and RAPD analysis of crop and wild species of Amaranthus Theor. Appl. Genet. 95:865-873.
  4. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables. 1974 (Weed TabCIBA)
  5. Connor, H. E. The poisonous plants of New Zealand. (Connor)
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  7. Costea, M. et al. 2001. Preliminary results toward a revision of the Amaranthus hybridus species complex (Amaranthaceae) (Sida) 19:960-966.
  8. Costea, M. et al. 2004. The biology of Canadian weeds. 130. Amaranthus retroflexus L., A. powellii S. Watson and A. hybridus L. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 84:631-668.
  9. Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria Australian plant census (APC) (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Census)
  10. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  11. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  12. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  13. Greizerstein, E. J. et al. 1997. Karyological studies in five wild species of amaranths (Cytologia) 62:115-120.
  14. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  15. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  16. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  17. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  18. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  19. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  20. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  22. Sauer, J. D. 1950. The grain amaranths: a survey of their history and classification Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 37:611.
  23. Sauer, J. D. 1967. The grain amaranths and their relatives: a revised taxonomic and geographic survey Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 54:108.
  24. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  25. Valdés, B. et al., eds. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du nord du Maroc, incluant des clés d'identification. 2002 (L NMaroc)
  26. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  27. Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.
  28. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)

Check other web resources for Amaranthus powellii S. Watson :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=315339. Accessed 16 November 2018.