Amaranthus viridis

Amaranthus viridis

(Green Amaranth)

FAMILY

Amaranthaceae

Species

Amaranthus viridis

Common name(s)

Green Amaranth

Flower colour; life form

Flowers pale. Herb to about 40 cm tall.

Distinguishing features

Flowers densely clustered in elongate spikes. Spikes green, perianth segments 3. Leaves alternate to 15 cm long. Weed of disturbed areas.

Amaranthus viridis