Amaranth Family - Amaranth (1 Genus in Vermont, 8 species)
Genus Amaranth L.
Amaranth - 8 species in Vermont
Amaranth cruentus L. - Purple Amaranth - (stained with blood) Flowers Aug. 8th - October 3rd, Uncommon, waste places.
A. caudatus L. - Love-lies-bleeding - (tailed), rare, waste places.
A. retroflexus L. - (bent backward) - Redroot - Common, gardens and roadsides.
A. albus - (white) - Tumbleweed - Common, gardens abd vacant lots.
A. graecizans L. - Tumbleweed - Frequent, lots, dooryards, railroads.
A. spinosus L. - (spiny) - Thorny Amaranth - Rare
A. tuberculatus - (with tiny tubers) - Water Hemp - 2 varieties, both rare.