Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Amaranthus hybridus L. subsp. hybridus  var. hybridus 
(Amaranthus hybridus)
AMARANTHACEAE
smooth pigweed, rough pigweed, slim amaranth, redshank, prince's feather, green amaranth, slender pigweed
imbuya
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
Comments:
More information:
NRCS Plants Database

Illustration



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

Photo - flowers/leaves



Larry Allain @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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