Amaranthus crassipes

Species:Amaranthus crassipes Schlechtendal
Common Name:Spreading Amaranth; Club Foot Amaranth
Habitat:Waste places, gravel and sand bars, along railroad tracks, roadside ditches.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyAMARANTHACEAE - Amaranth family
Genus Amaranthus
Species Amaranthus crassipes Schlechtendal - Spreading Amaranth; Club Foot Amaranth


Citation AMARANTHUS CRASSIPES Schlechtendal, Linnaea 6: 757. 1831.
Basionym: **
Type: VIRGIN ISLANDS: St. Thomas: Without data, Ehrenberg s.n. (holotype: B (destroyed(?)).

** Not applicable or data not available.


SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Euxolus crassipes Bol. Acad. Nac. Ci. 4: 13. 1881.Amaranthus crassipes Schlechtendal 1831. 
Scleropus amaranthoides Index Semina Horto Gött. 1835.  
Scleropus crassipes de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 271. 1849.Amaranthus crassipes Schlechtendal 1831. 

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: Mobile

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: UNA

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UNA00033300 Mobile 16 Sep 1890 Charles Mohr
Amaranthus crassipes Schlecht.
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