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Taxon: Amaranthus palmeri S. Watson

Genus: Amaranthus subgenus: Acnida
Family: Amaranthaceae.
Nomen number: 101541
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 12:274. 1877
Name verified on: 27-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 16 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
DE*, OH*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    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 [s.], Nevada [s.]
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte, Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Veracruz

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Maharashtra
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Sweden
    Southwestern Europe: Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Utah

References:

  • Delivering alien invasive species inventories for Europe (DAISIE) (on-line resource).
  • Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Sauer, J. D. 1955. Revision of the dioecious amaranths. Madroño 13:31.
  • Sauer, J. D. 1972. The dioecious amaranths: a new species name and major range extensions. Madroño 21:429–430.
  • Singh, N. P. et al., eds. 2000–2001. Flora of Maharashtra state.
  • Standley, P. C. 1917. Amaranthaceae. 21(2) In: Britton, N. L. et al., eds. ser. 1; C. T. Rogerson, ed. ser. 2, North American flora ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972 21(2).
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Webster, T. M. et al. 2013. Winter cover crops influence Amaranthus palmeri establishment. Crop Protect. 52:130–135. [a glyphosate-resistant plant in Australia].
  • Whitson, T. D. et al., eds. 1999. Weeds of the West, ed. 5.
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