Amaranthus retroflexus

Amaranthus retroflexus L.

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Native of north America.

Distribution in Egypt

Nile and Mediterranean regions, and Sinai.


Weeds of cultivation and naturalized.

Life Expectancy



  • Amaranthus delilei loret (synonym)


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