Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Amaranthus caudatus L. image
Photographer: Dennis W. Woodland           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Amaranthaceae
Amaranthus caudatus L.
foxtail amaranth, love-lies-bleeding, purple amaranth
Amaranthus: from the Greek amarantos for "unfading," referring to the long-lasting flowers
caudatus: tailed
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Status: Introduced - escaped
Plant: annual forb

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