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Amaranthus palmeri

Carelessweed, Palmer’s pigweed

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderCaryophyllalesIncludes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants
FamilyAmaranthaceaeAmaranth family
GenusAmaranthusContraction of Greek ἀμάραντος (amarantos), “unfading,” with ἄνθος (anthos), “flower”
Speciespalmeri

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Amaranthus palmeri (carelessweed, Palmer’s pigweed)

8/27/2014 · Rio Grande Nature Center, Albuquerque, New Mex­ico
≈ 6 × 9" (15 × 23 cm)

Amaranthus palmeri (carelessweed, Palmer’s pigweed)

8/27/2014 · Rio Grande Nature Center, Albuquerque, New Mex­ico
≈ 7 × 11" (18 × 28 cm)

 

Amaranthus palmeri description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2021.

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Amaranthus palmeri (carelessweed, Palmer’s pigweed)

8/27/2014 · Rio Grande Nature Center, Albuquerque, New Mex­ico
≈ 8 × 12" (21 × 31 cm)

Amaranthus palmeri (carelessweed, Palmer’s pigweed)

8/27/2014 · Rio Grande Nature Center, Albuquerque, New Mex­ico
≈ 7 × 11" (18 × 28 cm)