spiny amaranth USDA PLANTS Symbol: AMSP
U.S. Nativity: Native
Habit: Forbs/Herbs
Amaranthus spinosus L

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Caryophyllales: Amaranthaceae
Synonym(s): pigweed species, spiny amaranthus
Native Range: prob. neotropics (GRIN);

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Plant(s);
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
Chris Evans, Illinois Wildlife Action Plan, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
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Foliage; Habit
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Stem(s); spines
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Feature(s); Spines and stem
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
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Feature(s); stem and thorns
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); flowers
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Foliage; Habit
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s);
Bruce Ackley, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Haleakala National Park (Hawaii)



Invasive Listing Sources:
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007