Thomas M. Pullen Herbarium
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Mississippi Plants Checklist
Amaranthus Species
Each of the following have been documented for the state of Mississippi.
"Accepted Name" is the scientific name currently used in the USDA Plants Database.
Click on the Accepted Name to search the Pullen Herbarium Specimen Database.

Accepted Name: Amaranthus albus L.
Source: Gunn, C.R., T.M. Pullen, E.A. Stadelbacher, J.M. Chandler, and J. Barnes. 1980. Vascular Flora of Washington County, Mississippi, and Environs. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration, New Orleans, La.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Amaranthus australis (Gray) Sauer
Source: Radford, A. et al, eds. Vascular Flora of the Southeastern United States. A series of unpublished manuscripts by various authors.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Amaranthus hybridus L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Amaranthus hypochondriacus L.
Source: Lucile McCook, University of Mississippi. Personal communication.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Amaranthus palmeri S. Wats.
Source: Gunn, C.R., T.M. Pullen, E.A. Stadelbacher, J.M. Chandler, and J. Barnes. 1980. Vascular Flora of Washington County, Mississippi, and Environs. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration, New Orleans, La.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Amaranthus powellii S. Wats.
Source: 1973. Castanea.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Amaranthus retroflexus L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Amaranthus rudis Sauer
Source: Carter, J.R. 1978. A Floristic Study of the Delta National Forest and Adjacent Areas. Masters Thesis, Mississippi State Univerisity, Starkville.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Amaranthus spinosus L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Amaranthus tuberculatus (Moq.) Sauer
Source: Small, J.K. 1933. The Manual of the Southeastern Flora. Privately published by the author, New York.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Amaranthus viridis L.
Source: Gunn, C.R., T.M. Pullen, E.A. Stadelbacher, J.M. Chandler, and J. Barnes. 1980. Vascular Flora of Washington County, Mississippi, and Environs. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration, New Orleans, La.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

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