Amaranthus viridis

Family:AMARANTHACEAE
Species:Amaranthus viridis L.
Common Name:Slender Amaranth; Tropical Green Amaranth
Habitat:Disturbed areas. Roadsides, fields, along railroad tracks.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:AMVI
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyAMARANTHACEAE - Amaranth family
Genus Amaranthus
Species Amaranthus viridis L. - Slender Amaranth; Tropical Green Amaranth

Citation

Citation Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. (ed. 2) 2: 1405. 1763.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data (lectotype: LINN 1117.15). Lectotypified by Fawcett & Rendle, Fl. Jamaica 3: 131. 1914.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Amaranthus caudatus var. maximus Amaranthus caudatus Linnaeus, var. maximus (Miller) Steudel, Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2. 69. 1841.Amaranthus maximus Miller 1768. 
Amaranthus maximus Amaranthus maximus Miller, Gard. Dict., ed. 8. 1768.  
Blitum viride Blitum viride (Linnaeus) Moench, Methodus 359. 1794.Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus 1763. 
Chenopodium caudatum Chenopodium caudatum Jacquin, Collectanea 2: 325. 1789 ("1788").  
Euxolus caudatus Euxolus caudatus (Jacquin) Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 274. 1849.Chenopodium caudatum Jacquin 1788. 
Euxolus caudatus var. maximus Euxolus caudatus (Jacquin) Moquin-Tandon, var. maximus Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 274. 1849.Amaranthus maximus Miller 1768. 
Euxolus caudatus var. gracilis Euxolus caudatus (Jacquin) Moquin-Tandon, var. gracilis Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 274. 1849.  
Euxolus viridis Euxolus viridis (Linnaeus) Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 273. 1849.Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus 1763. 
Amaranthus gracilis Amaranthus gracilis Desfontaines, Tabl. Bot. 43. 1804.Chenopodium caudatum Jacquin 1789. 
Glomeraria viridis Descr. Pl. 319, 617. 1802.Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus 1763. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga, Baldwin, Bullock, Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, Conecuh, Covington, Dale, Dallas, Elmore, Escambia, Geneva, Hale, Henry, Houston, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lee, Marengo, Mobile, Montgomery, Pike, Talladega, Walker

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS, AMAL, AUA, BRIT, JSU, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1891 - 1994

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000013828 Lauderdale 06 Nov 1980 Kral, Robert
66574
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000026541 Hale 22 Jun 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11908
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
UWAL0038337 Mobile 16 Apr 1975 LeLong, Michel G.
8331
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000026548 Pike 21 Jul 1995 Diamond, Alvin R.
9695
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
UWAL0049228 Bullock 18 Jun 2016 Horne, Howard E.
3332
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00008734 Pike 09 Oct 2003 Diamond, Alvin R.
14229
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0039781 Autauga 15 Nov 2017 Diamond, Alvin R.
27983
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis L.
TROY000013827 Hale 22 Jun 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11908
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0034094 Cleburne 17 Sep 2015 Spaulding, Dan
14450
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis L.
BRIT68759 Walker 20 Jul 2022 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11458
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
BRIT68754 Mobile 15 Aug 1973 Kral, Robert
51372
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
BRIT68758 Pike 09 Oct 2003 Diamond, Alvin R.
14229
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000041320 Escambia 26 Jul 2012 Hansen, Curtis J.
5672
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
TROY000039524 Elmore 07 Jul 2011 Pullen, Robert
15
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000026538 Calhoun 18 Sep 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12050
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
UWAL0038016 Mobile 12 Jun 1974 LeLong, Michel G.
7822
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00003592 Mobile 28 Jul 2012 Horne, Howard E.
1821
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0048282 Bullock 07 Jul 2017 Horne, Howard E.
4015
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00015093 Montgomery 01 Nov 2007 Diamond, Alvin R.
18586
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
TROY000029171 Cherokee 02 Nov 2007 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12819
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0037453 Bullock 17 May 2016 Soehren, Eric C.
0285
UWAL
Amaranthus virdis L.
BRIT68746 Calhoun 18 Sep 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12050
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UNA00062320 Hale 22 Jun 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11908
UNA
Amaranthus viridis L.
BRIT68748 Geneva 13 May 1999 Kral, Robert
88444
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
BRIT68747 Dale 01 May 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15249
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000041433 Covington 24 Oct 2013 Hansen, Curtis J.
5826
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
USAM000000974 Mobile 27 Oct 1973 LeLong, Michel G.
7400
USAM
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000033275 Cleburne 17 Sep 2015 Spaulding, Daniel D.
14450
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
UWAL0016856 Mobile 14 May 2013 Horne, Howard E.
2175
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00020019 Mobile 14 May 2013 Horne, Howard E.
2175
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0008238 Conecuh 04 Jun 2011 Diamond, A.R.
22172
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00019746 Dale 01 May 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15249
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00005610 Walker 20 Jul 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11458
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
TROY000000830 Escambia 21 May 1995 Brittain, Cynthia L.
248
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UNA00033344 Mobile 30 Sep 1891 Mohr, Charles
s.n.
UNA
Amaranthus viridis L.
BRIT68751 Houston 08 Sep 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11584
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UNA00069136 Cherokee 2 Nov 2007 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12819
UNA
Amaranthus viridis L.
TROY000037084 Bullock 19 Jun 2012 Dykes, Bailee
873
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
TROY000013826 Calhoun 18 Sep 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12050
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
TROY000013825 Autauga 07 Sep 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11565
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0044076 Baldwin 11 Sep 2004 Larsen, H.S.
281
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis L.
BRIT68755 Mobile 27 Jun 1974 Kral, Robert
53564
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
USAM000000972 Mobile 12 Jun 1974 LeLong, Michel G.
7822
USAM
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000026540 Geneva 13 May 1999 Kral, Robert
88444
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
JSU113848 Baldwin 17 Oct 1982 Whetstone, R. David
12893
JSU
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00005608 Houston 08 Sep 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11584
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0000073 Cherokee 02 Nov 2007 Spaulding, D.D.
12819
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis L.
BRIT68750 Henry 01 May 1999 MacDonald, John R.
12798
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
TROY000000833 Pike 09 Oct 2003 Diamond, Alvin R.
14229
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00008301 Hale 22 Jun 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11908
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00020661 Marengo 12 Jul 2012 England, J. Kevin
3693
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0036352 Mobile 21 May 2017 Horne, Howard E.
3910
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UNA00046164 Houston 22 Oct 1994 MacDonald, John R.
8111
UNA
Amaranthus viridis L.
BRIT68756 Mobile 27 Jun 1974 Kral, Robert
53563
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000026537 Baldwin 6 Aug 2007 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12728
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
USAM000000978 Mobile 09 Sep 1979 LeLong, Michel G.
10958
USAM
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000035553 Escambia 13 Jul 2011 Hansen, Curtis J.
5116
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
USAM000000975 Mobile 31 Jul 1980 LeLong, Michel G.
11248
USAM
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00005606 Autauga 07 Sep 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11565
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0000075 Montgomery 23 Jun 2008 Diamond, A.R.
19462
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis L.
BRIT68757 Mobile 12 Jun 1974 Lelong, Michel G.
7822
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0049154 Escambia 26 Jul 2012 Hansen, Curtis J.
5672
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis L.
BRIT68749 Hale 22 Jun 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11908
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000043702 Lee 20 Sep 2018 Taylor, Chris T.
CSP-656
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
AMAL00020560 Marengo 12 Jul 2012 England, J. Kevin
3684
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0002290 Hale 12 Jul 2008 Spaulding, Daniel D.
13002
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis L.
AUA000026544 Lee 29 May 1963 Rogers, Ken E.
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
UWAL0014837 Bullock 19 Jun 2012 Dykes, Bailee
0873
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00014884 Cherokee 02 Nov 2007 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12819
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
JSU136358 Talladega 12 Jun 1996 Spaulding, Daniel D.
8974
JSU
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000026545 Mobile 15 Aug 1973 Kral, Robert
51372
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
JSU113849 Jefferson 17 Sep 1983 Whetstone, R. David
12461
JSU
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00013969 Dallas 09 Nov 2006 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12566
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0000076 Baldwin 06 Aug 2007 Spaulding, D.D.
12728
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis L.
BRIT68753 Houston 19 Sep 1992 MacDonald, John R.
5539
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
TROY000014482 Montgomery 23 Jun 2008 Diamond, Alvin R.
19462
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000026539 Dale 1 May 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15249
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
UWAL0013480 Marengo 12 Jul 2012 England, J. Kevin
3684
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000026542 Lee 4 Oct 1973 Bedwell, C.R.
148
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
TROY000044867 Geneva 07 Jul 2017 Byrd, Cameron
1337
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UNA00059508 Autauga 7 Sep 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11565
UNA
Amaranthus viridis L.
USAM000000976 Mobile 04 Sep 1975 LeLong, Michel G.
8672
USAM
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00015134 Baldwin 06 Aug 2007 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12728
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
TROY000032649 Conecuh 04 Jun 2011 Diamond, Alvin R.
22172
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000026546 Montgomery 29 Sep 1973 Kratzer, G.A.
0026
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
TROY000014480 Montgomery 01 Nov 2007 Diamond, Alvin R.
18586
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00015359 Hale 12 Jul 2008 Spaulding, Daniel D.
13002
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0000074 Dallas 09 Nov 2006 Spaulding, D.D.
12566
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis L.
BRIT68752 Houston 22 Oct 1994 MacDonald, John R.
8111
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
TROY000045546 Marengo 12 Jul 2012 England, J. Kevin
3684
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000026543 Lee 14 Jun 1973 Johnson, Kenneth G.
014
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
USAM000000973 Baldwin 17 Sep 1972 LeLong, Michel G.
6845.2
USAM
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0013188 Marengo 12 Jul 2012 England, J. Kevin
3693
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UNA00062208 Pike 9 Oct 2003 Diamond, Alvin R.
14229
UNA
Amaranthus viridis L.
TROY000014481 Dallas 09 Nov 2006 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12566
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UNA00059490 Houston 8 Sep 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11584
UNA
Amaranthus viridis L.
USAM000000977 Mobile 27 Jun 1974 LeLong, Michel G.
7955
USAM
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AUA000026547 Pike 15 Jul 2004 Diamond, Alvin R.
14495
AUA
Amaranthus Viridis L.
TROY000047783 Autauga 21 Sep 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1254
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UNA00033329 Mobile _ Sep 1889 Mohr, Charles
s.n.
UNA
Amaranthus viridis L.
UWAL0012804 Mobile 14 May 2013 Barger, T. Wayne
1042
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
TROY000049523 Marengo 12 Jul 2012 England, J. Kevin
3693
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00008517 Calhoun 18 Sep 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12050
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UWAL0047227 Autauga 21 Sep 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1254
UWAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
AMAL00005607 Geneva 13 May 1999 Kral, Robert
88444
AMAL
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
BRIT68745 Autauga 07 Sep 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11565
BRIT
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UNA00063066 Calhoun 18 Sep 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12050
UNA
Amaranthus viridis L.
USAM000000954 Mobile 18 Sep 1973 LeLong, Michel G.
7295.2
USAM
Amaranthus gracilis  Desf.
TROY000021783 Baldwin 06 Aug 2007 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12728
TROY
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
UNA00068898 Dallas 9 Nov 2006 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12566
UNA
Amaranthus viridis L.
USAM000000971 Mobile 16 Apr 1975 LeLong, Michel G.
8331
USAM
Amaranthus viridis Linnaeus
ALNHS00001972 Mobile 14 May 2013 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#1042
ALNHS
Amaranthus viridis L.
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