PlantsAmaranthus→Roughfruit Amaranth (Amaranthus tuberculatus)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Roughfruit Amaranth
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Botanical names:
Amaranthus tuberculatus Accepted
Amaranthus tamariscinus Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 3 to 6 feet
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Miscellaneous: Dioecious


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Unidentified climbing, non-woody plant with many clusters of pink flowers by adam_d_smith Sep 22, 2017 10:46 AM 3

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