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Amaranthus cruentus

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amaranthus cruentus is a widespread genus mainly of annual herbaceous plants with small flowers collected in dense spicate-paniculate inflorescences.

Some species of amaranth (amaranth tucked back, amaranth bluish and others) are widespread weeds.

Botanical name of amaranthus cruentus – a fading flower

Botanical description

  • Stems are both simple and branched
  • Leaves regular, whole
  • Femoral flowers arranged in bundles
  • Distribution and ecology

    amaranthus cruentus comes from South America, where the largest number of its species, varieties and forms grows. From there he was brought to North America, India and other places.

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