Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Amaranthus hybridus L. subsp. hybridus  var. hybridus 
(Amaranthus hybridus)
smooth pigweed, rough pigweed, slim amaranth, redshank, prince's feather, green amaranth, slender pigweed
Unknown, Minor problem species
Origin: Tropical America
Growth Form: Herb
Plant Description: Erect, branched, glabrous, herbaceous summer annual, up to 0.9 m high. Bracteoles of female flowers awn-shaped and spreading.
Key Features:
Control: normal broadleaf herbicides, easy to remove when small
More information:
NRCS Plants Database


USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada.

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Larry Allain @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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